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Bascarsija

Stari Grad, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Ranked #2 of 37 attractions in Sarajevo
Type: Historic Sites
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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
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Arlington, Virginia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
16 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW

This is the original Turkish market of Sarajevo. This is a must-see view of the most energetic portion of the city. Lots of good restaurants and some late night cafes and bars. We absolutely love it.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 NEW

Many small shops offering handmade crafts and wonderful souvenirs People looks happy and in peace, you feel relaxed in this friendly enviroment and refreshed while leaving...

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Smederevo, Serbia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

The liveliest and croudest place in Sarajevo. If you don't visit it, it's like you never visited Sarajevo.

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Dallas, Texas
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109 reviews 109 reviews
81 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This basically marks the beginning of the old town if you are coming from the north. There are shops everywhere and many restaurants. This is a must if you visit Sarajevo.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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99 reviews 99 reviews
57 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Even with all its tschotske shops, exploring the Bascarsija is like taking a walk through Sarajevo's history. No trip to Sarajevo is complete without it. Take your time and enjoy the scenery.

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Toronto, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Very representative of the east-meets-west nature of Sarajevo. Although there are lots of touristy things in there, you can also find authentic food, shopping, etc. It's fun just wandering through the narrow streets.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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312 reviews 312 reviews
88 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Great for that stroll. Many shops selling souvenirs - mostly Turkish origin. Coffee shops everywhere. Many restaurants.

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Cheshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Really beautiful shopping quarter, with cold water fountains to drink from and beautiful food on offer. A really enjoyable experience and full of life day and night.

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Budaors, Hungary
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

It offers what you expect from a Turkish quarter, shops, cafés - visited by locals in great numbers -, heritage sites, mosques. You may be surprised by seeing stray dogs but they are harmless.

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Well best historic place to visit of Sarajevo very old in the heart of Europe . Europe should value Sarajevo much More Then It Does When you look around you can see all diversity around you in peace .God bless

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