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Bascarsija square, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

The fountain, originally built in 1753, was actually relocated in later years, but it's typically Ottoman style. There would have been a time where these fountains were scattered across the city but today only one remains.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed December 21, 2018 via mobile

Is centre of attraction in old city of Sarajevo, there is the history behind of the Sebij Brunnen in Old town of Sarajevo

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zulrubai64
Reviewed November 24, 2018

It was a feeling of deja vu, as I saw practically identical Sebilj like this one in Bursa in Turkey. It was a feeling of meeting an old friend - only the one in Bursa is not positioned at such a beautiful square like is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank aliyyah1939
Reviewed November 23, 2018 via mobile

Full of shops selling souvenirs , tshirt,cafes ,restaurant along this street to Sebilj, this is the landmark for Sarajevo, it was a ottoman wooden fountain .

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kenkeh
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

The fountain is located at the entrance to the bazaar. It was built in 1753 and relocated to its current site in 1853. It is free to visit and provides clean drinking water.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 727tracyw
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Old fountain from time when Turks were here. It is on start of Bascarsija and to be honest it is hard to miss :)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mar1c
Reviewed September 25, 2018

This was quite beautiful but simple. People were cupping the water into their hands and drinking it. Well worth finding.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dawn3847
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Announces the start of Baščaršija from the bus/tram stop end, iconic. Many people drinking from the fountain obviously hoping to return to Sarajevo in the future.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank NswAustraliaDidi
Reviewed September 19, 2018

In the center of the old city this fountain has two taps from which you can get fresh drinkable water. Better than buying all these plastic bottles all the time. The Ottomans were ahead of their time: provision of good quality water was a public...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Robert937
Reviewed September 17, 2018

the iconic landmark of Sarajevo, it's always full of pigeons and tourists. Very nice all day, but especially at night.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank LeoDiCecco_BA
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