Bascarsija, Sarajevo

4.7
Situated in one of the oldest areas in the city, Bascarsija represents an oriental bazzar where craftspeople sell their wares. Pick your way through vendor booths filled with colorful porcelain pots, brass coffee grinders, and decorative cloths. Cultures come together here: you can expect to see people in modern European garb alongside those outfitted in traditional Muslim attire. Underfoot, the old cobblestone adds interest. Buy crafts and merchandise fashioned by the hands of local artisans, and see products that unite the East and the West in a blend of colors, tastes, and smells. The ornamental fountain in the center of the square is worth a look, but be advised that thousands of pigeons gather here too. Put Bascarsija at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sarajevo trip itinerary planning app .
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  • A meeting of east and west you should visit with all the old shops and some of the original restaurants of Burek and Bosnian kebab most authentic way of cooking and presentation You will order more....  more »
  • Beautiful historical site. It's like going back centuries. Lots of small shops, restaurants, candy shops, cafes. I could go for days and I never get bored. Excellent  more »
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  • Warm, welcoming space. Amazing food. Traditional structures and their associated stories. Spend a lazy afternoon walking around and enjoying the local food and Bosnian coffee.
  • Spirit of the Old Town in Sarajevo, a market street filled with little shops of mostly handmade souvenirs and great food. Streets are filled with people making it a huge touristic attraction. A lot of things to be seen so be ready to watch close in order to see the most amazing details of the shops, streets and architecture.
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