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  1. Drvenija

    Drvenija

    The Bridges of Sarajevo

    Obala Kulina bana, Hamdije Kreševljakovića, Sarajevo | Map

    The Bridges of Sarajevo Many wooden bridges (drvenije) were built in Sarajevo during the period of Ottoman rule. One such bridge was on Bentbaša, where the timber from the surrounding forests was harvested, collected and then put into the Mil... More

  2. Emperor's Bridge

    Emperor's Bridge

    Architecture, Historical, National Treasure, The Bridges of Sarajevo

    Obala Kulina bana, Sarajevo | Map

    Architecture, Historical, National Treasure, The Bridges of Sarajevo The Emperor's Bridge (ćuprija, most) was built at the behest of the founder of Sarajevo – Isa Bey Ishaković – in order to connect Careva mahala on the left side of the Miljacka River with Kolobara Han on the right... More

  3. Ferhadija Mosque

    Ferhadija Mosque

    Religious, Historical

    Vladislava Skarića, Sarajevo | Map

    Religious, Historical Ferhadija Mosque (Ferhad Bey’s Mosque) is located right in the center of town, on the corner of Ferhadija St. and Vladislava Skarića St., which is in close proximity to Europe Hotel, Tašlihan and Gazi Husrev... More

  4. Festina Lente

    Festina Lente

    The Bridges of Sarajevo

    Sarajevo | Map

    The Bridges of Sarajevo The pedestrian bridge, Festina Lente, connects the promenade on Obala Maka Dizdara on the left side of the Miljacka River with Obala Kulina Bana and Radićeva Street on the right. More

  5. Gazi Husrev Bey’s Bezistan

    Gazi Husrev Bey’s Bezistan

    Architecture, Historical, National Treasure

    Gazi Husrev-begova, Sarajevo | Map

    Architecture, Historical, National Treasure Gazi Husrev Bey’s Bezistan (covered bazaar), also called Old Bezistan and Great Bezistan, is part of Gazi Husrev Bey’s vakuf (endowment). It is presumed that the structure was built around 1540. More

  6. Gazi Husrev Bey’s Library

    Gazi Husrev Bey’s Library

    Architecture, Religious, Historical

    Gazi Husrev-begova 46, Sarajevo | Map

    Architecture, Religious, Historical According to the will of Gazi Husrev-bey from 1537 (26. rajab 943) this library was established as a special cultural and research institution for the fields of Islamic sciences, Islamic cultural heritage and other similar scienti... More

  7. Gazi Husrev Bey’s Šadrvan

    Gazi Husrev Bey’s Šadrvan

    Architecture, Religious, Historical

    Sarači 8, Sarajevo | Map

    Architecture, Religious, Historical Right in the center of the harem (courtyard) of Gazi Husrev Bey’s Mosque, and just a few steps from the entrance off Sarači Street, is a large and lovely šadrvan (covered public water fountain). The water is used by w... More

  8. Hadžihalilovića Villa

    Hadžihalilovića Villa

    Architecture, Historical

    Trg Grada Prato 2A, Sarajevo | Map

    Architecture, Historical Hadžihalilovića Villa, which belonged to the prominent Sarajevo Hadžihalilović family, was built in the 1920s in what was once a village and is now the neighborhood, Dobrinja. More

  9. Kolobara Han

    Kolobara Han

    Historical

    Sarači 52, Sarajevo | Map

    Historical Kolobara Han, Sarajevo’s first inn, was built in the second half of the 15th century by the city’s founder, Isa Bey Ishaković. In addition to Gazi Husrev Bey, he was one of the key figures responsible for the look of S... More

  10. Kozija Ćuprija

    Kozija Ćuprija

    Architecture, Historical, The Bridges of Sarajevo

    Sarajevo | Map

    Architecture, Historical, The Bridges of Sarajevo Kozija Ćuprija (Goat Bridge) is the only fully preserved bridge from the Ottoman period which still spans the Miljacka River. More