Explore Baščaršija – Sarajevo’s historic core

Baščaršija is the old part of Sarajevo and during the Ottoman period it was the main artery of the city – the main trading area and an epicenter for nearly all of the important social goings-on.

Baščaršija still has two old covered bazaars, known as Gazi Husrev Bey's Bezistan and Brusa Bezistan, then there’s Gazi Hurev Bey's Mosque, Medresa and Library; Sahat Kula (Clock Tower), the workshops of Sarajevo's famous artisans, Morića Han (inn) and Kolobara Han....

Baščaršija is also the gastronomical center of Sarajevo because it's here in this part of town that you'll find the most popular aščinicas, buregdžinicas, ćevabdžinicas....

A must-see destination for all visitors is the famous Baščaršija Square and Sebilj – one of the most impressive symbols of Sarajevo.

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