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Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain)

Bascarsija square, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Ranked #15 of 41 Attractions in Sarajevo
Type: Historic Sites
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Liverpool
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This fountain looks fabulous by night, and shines out across Pigeon Square. Not so glamourous by day, but a really useful landmark for finding your way around

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Feel free to refill your water bottle or wash your hands, also make sure you feed the pigeons - there is a gentleman selling corn for pigeons right next to the fountain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Sebilj is hard to miss. It's practically the center of Baščaršija. Public transportation stops there it's in the middle of a square at the crossroads of numerous small streets of old town. It's also one of all time favorite photo-ops of Sarajevo. In short it's a great meeting point since everyone knows where it is.

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Subotica, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The first monument that you will see in Old town Bascarsija in Sarajevo, is Sebilj. Many people drink water here, if they want to return in this beautiful city, There are many pigeons and children who feed them.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This meeting point is near or is the center of the Old Town. It is a part of a square with eateries and shops. Lit at night for good photo taking this fountain is operational and safe to drink....or at least I didn't get sick. If you drink from the fountain you are sure to return to Sarajevo or so... More

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Bitburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I walked by this fountain many times during my 4 days in Sarajevo, and there were always clusters of people and pigeons congregating here. It is typical of the traditional fountains which have disappeared from most of Sarajevo. The water is still good quality if you don't mind sharing with pigeons.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Situated in what is sometomes known as pigeon square. You can but corn here to fees the pigeons. There is also taxi stand off the square. The fountain itself is an interesting drinking fountain that is still used today.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

It is nice to come here in day and night to see different views of this symbolic fountain. A must see of Sarajevo.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Beautiful area that you will no doubt see, located a 3min walk from the Latin bridge where Franz Ferdinand was assassinated precipitating the events of WWI. Go for a walk and see it all (equally beautiful at night as during he day - and totally safe)

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

It is a fountain reminding the past, not the ancient but the almost recent history. Birds inviting you to cheer together...

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