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Bascarsija is Sarajevo's old bazaar and the historical and cultural center of the city. Bascarsija was built in the 15th century when Isa-Beg Isakovic founded the town. The word Bascarsija derives from the Turkish language. The word "bas" which is...more
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Bascarsija, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
+387 61 245 622
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Old Town of Sarajevo is beautiful and historic. Great food and shopping also! You can spend a whole day here!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jmrosploch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most interesting place to be when you are in the Sarajevo. Full of people and small shops. It's have special vibe

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank mana1989
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is really extraordinary feeling walking don the small streets. Like you turn back time and find yourself in deep past. It looked like this in Ottoman period and no it i pretty much the same old city center. A lot of small stores and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

historical city center where you can see and feel all town history. place where all cultures are meeting. there you can find all places for sightseeing, shopping or dining. must see.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gorand74
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Sarajevo for 5 days and everyday I made a trip to this place for shopping, dining and joining daily tours. There are many shops selling souvenirs like Bosnian socks, sweets, kilim, magnets, t-shirts and bags. There are also shops selling fashionable clothes...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rezanir
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice and authentic part of the city, i would recommend to everyone that is visiting Sarajevo to go there and take a walk around the streets and small shops. It is really nice and a great experience to learn a little bit about Bosnian...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are a large number of unique artisan workshops to discover and it's the perfect place to pick up a special souvenir from your trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Crowded but beautiful to walk through, many restaurants and cafes art and souvenir shops beautiful to visit day or night

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MeMutawa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The mix of kulturs , east and west is some thing very special. Sarajevo and Bosnia in my heart for all time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 841aidah
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Very noce peacful Ottoman historical place, full of nice shops and young people. Enjoy the Cevapi there and the Burek 😌

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SuhaibI
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