Baščaršija Landmarks

Morica Han | Sarajevo

Discover Morica Han in Sarajevo’s old bazaar, Baščaršija. Dating back to the 16th or 17th century, it’s a historic caravanserai, the last of its kind in the region. Admire Ottoman architecture, a central courtyard, and a fountain. Despite fires, the han stands as a tribute to Sarajevo’s history, offering shops, cafes, and restaurants. Immerse in Silk Road trading history and Bosnian culture, all while experiencing the city’s dynamic energy.

Clock Tower | Sahat-kula | Sarajevo

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bosnia & Herzegovina Travel Guide (@discover_bosnia_herzegovina) …The Impressive Clock Tower and Its Timeless Tales… Nestled near the iconic Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, the Sarajevo Clock Tower stands as a majestic symbol of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s past. Erected in the 17th century, this towering structure has stories …

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Gazi Husrev-beg’s Library | Gazi Husrev-begova biblioteka | Sarajevo

Gazi Husrev-beg Library, located in the heart of Sarajevo, is an esteemed cultural institution and the oldest public library in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was established in 1537 by Gazi Husrev-beg, a prominent Ottoman governor, philanthropist, and builder. The library has been operating continuously for centuries, making it a significant historical and intellectual treasure. The …

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Brusa Bezistan | Sarajevo

Brusa Bezistan is located in the heart of Baščaršija, the old town of Sarajevo. Commissioned in 1551 by Rustem Pasha, the grand vizier of Suleiman the Magnificent, this architectural marvel once served as a silk marketplace, showcasing the very silk produced by its founder in the town of Brusa. Boasting a rectangular design, this stone-built …

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Museum of Sarajevo 1878–1918

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Wesley Perrett (@awesome__88) …spot where World War I started… In the heart of Sarajevo, the Museum ‘Sarajevo 1878–1918’ stands as a compelling testament to the city’s captivating history during the Austro-Hungarian rule. Housed within the former Schiller Shop, located at the corner of Obala Kulina bana …

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