Type: Architecture, Historical
Saburina House was built in Kovači in the middle of the 18th century and is one of few preserved examples of residential architecture in Sarajevo dating from the Ottoman period.
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It was originally built as a residential complex which comprised several parts – separate areas for women and men, a courtyard, garden and auxiliary buildings.
The ladies’ section of the house fell into disrepair in 1918 and parts of the interior were transferred to the Ethnology Department of the National Museum in Sarajevo. The men’s section and the courtyard are the only parts of the entire complex to have remained intact to this day.
The house takes its name from the
The house was badly damaged during the last war and extensive reconstruction was carried out, off and on, from 2005 to 2013.
The original interior remains intact and the house has been furnished with traditional hand-made furniture, and there are examples of traditional clothing worn by the