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A Market with sad history.

We were in this market cutting through there to get to another spot in town we were headed to, when... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Great Landmark

Interesting farmers' market in the city centre. Sadly the site of 2 massacres during the Siege of... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Jan R
Yateley, United Kingdom
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Mula Mustafa Baseskije, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

look under your feet for the signs of the grenades that killed almost 100 people shopping here during the siege of the city, or check their names on the back wall, and think how most of the locals have lived trough the horror we can...More

Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We were in this market cutting through there to get to another spot in town we were headed to, when our friend showed us the markings on the ground representing, where people who were shopping were killed during the war. There is also a place...More

Thank dejemahan
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Interesting farmers' market in the city centre. Sadly the site of 2 massacres during the Siege of Sarajevo. Worth a visit for historic reasons

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 30 April 2018

easy to reach point, in war time at 90's many people killed here while they are shoping for their home... nowadays there is fruits mostly but also vegetables and a few shops selling flowers... prices are little higher than l expect, 1 kg pear is...More

Thank elturco78
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is a great farmers' market in the centre of the city. The tramvay stops right at it and it is a short walk from the pedestrianized core. It is a great place to buy farm products - we bought honey and we saw home-made...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018

The site of two terrible massacres during the Siege of Sarajevo in the Bosnian War. A small market now.

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Go on, go and buy some fruit here, and pay your respects to the victims of two atrocities, the last of which, finally resulted in air strikes, and resolution. Traditional fruits, veg, flowers, and clothes.

Thank David H
Reviewed 24 September 2017

It's a very lively place, different from markets in the Western world as everything is still not too much standardised - you can still get REALLY fresh home grown fruits and vegetables. There is a monument to a terrible massacre from Bosnian war 1992-95

Thank 424tarikd
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Not only for shopping, but this marketplace has historical value, it was bombed twice during rush hour and lots of people died. Now you can find there anything you need during your stay. Even grandmas are making hand made cigarettes.

Thank SviPcro
Reviewed 27 August 2017

While it isn't the biggest nor does it have the biggest selection of items, it is a pleasant way to pick up some fresh fruit or vegetables. I bought some candied orange peels from a very nice lady that was also selling grapes from her...More

Thank 78darrelw
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