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  1. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sebilj in the main square of Bašcaršija, city's oldest quarter, is the symbol of Sarajevo. Sebilj or sebil is a word of Arabic origin and means a place of rest and refresh water for travelers. Its origin goes way back in history to the last Prophe…
  2. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Emperor's Mosque in the Sarajevo quarter Bistrik was built in 1457. It is the first mosque built in Sarajevo, after the Ottoman conquest of Bosnia and the largest single-subdome mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The construction was financed by Isa-…
  3. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    The Avaz Twist Tower, the second highest building in the Balkans, is located near the railway station in Sarajevo. The building has 36 floors and it is 176 meters high. After three years of construction, it was opened in May 2009. The lookout on th…
    This review was featured on Saturday July 22nd, 2017
  4. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    The first tram in Sarajevo was horse- drawn on January 1st 1885, and on May 1st 1895 there was already an electric tram in use. It is a historical fact that Sarajevo had electric tram while in Buda, Pest, Vienna, Paris and Rome drove the so-called h…
  5. Average priced "General Tips & Advice" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sarajevo Bus Station was built on the location between Sarajevo Post 2 and the Marshal Tito Barracks. Close to it are also railway station and a tram terminal, line #1 towards Bascarsija and number 4 towards Ilidža. Officially it was opened on Apri…
  6. Cheap "General Tips & Advice" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sarajevo Railway Station is a very nice building for a capital city. It was built during Tito's Yugoslavia from 1947, and the opening ceremony was in the spring of 1953. During the war 1992-95, mines and grenades fell on the station, the right tower …
  7. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Sarajevo International Airport is located in the suburb of Butmir, in the Ilidža municipality. It started as an airfield in 1930 serving a domestic airliner. From 1966 began the construction of a new airport in Sarajevo with an asphalt-concrete r…
  8. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Gazi Husrev-bey's mosque, also called shortly the Beg's mosque in Sarajevo is one of the most important monuments of sacred Islamic architecture in the Balkans due to its size and attractiveness. It was built in 1530. by Ajmir Ali, one of the large…
  9. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Gazi Husrev- beg was the greatest donor and builder of Sarajevo, considered as the second real founder of Sarajevo. G.Husrev- beg was a capable military strategist and considered to be the most important governor of Ottoman Bosnia. He was born in S…
    This review was featured on Friday August 25th, 2017
  10. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Before the Gazi Husrevbeg's library in Sarajevo was founded in 1537, there were books in every mosque and mekteb. The older library in Sarajevo was the one found in Firuzbeg's Medresa. Until 1863, the Gazi Husrevbeg's library remained within the Ku…
  11. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    During the Turkish rule the Gazi Husrev-bey Madrasah was the most important educational institution in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Husrevbeg devoted his madrasah to his mother Seljuk, hence the name Seldžukijja. Later I was called by the people "Kurš…
  12. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    At the beginning of the street Širokača in Bistrik is situated the well-known Turbe sedam brace. The old name is Jedilersko turbe after seven graves, the nearby mosque and a whole quarter got the name Jedileri. It was built by order of Sulejman Pa…
  13. Average priced "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    The Bursa Bezistan is located in the core of the Sarajevo Old Town. It is one of the Sarajevo Museum where is showed a permanent exhibitions of the archaeological material from prehistory, the Middle Ages and fleur-de-lis in Bosnia and Herzegovina,…
  14. Very cheap "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Vijećnica is the most lavish building constructed in Sarajevo during the period of Austro- Hungarian occupation. The Austro- Hungarian authorities knocked down a block of authentic Bosnian houses in the old core of Sarajevo, in order to build Vijeć…
  15. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Tašlihan is located in the Sarajevo Old Town on the site of the present garden of the Hotel Europa, and it served as a caravan saray - a kind of forerunner of the hotel. It was erected in 1543 with the Gazi Husrev-beg Bezistan, on its west side, a…
  16. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    At Mejdan is a park and an archeological site situated between the Hunkar Bridge( later called Latin Bridge or Principov Bridge) and the Ćumurija Bridge on the left bank of the Miljacka River. The place got the name after two words in Turkish: at…
  17. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    There are many evidence of life from the Roman era in the wider area of ​​the city of Sarajevo. The Sarajevo area was part of the Roman province of Dalmatia. Sarajevo lies on the route of one of the most important Roman roads, from Narona (near t…
  18. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    There is a beautiful old bridge over the Bosna River, about two kilometers downstream from its source. It is just under the highway that connect Sarajevo with Konjic, in a field called Plandiše, thus the name. It is today located in the peaceful sur…
  19. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    The Wilson's Promenade is the famous promenade long the right bank of the river Miljacka between two city quarters Marijin Dvor and Dolac Malta in Sarajevo. It was named after the former US president Thomas Woodrow Wilson. During the Austro- Hungari…
  20. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    If you like to visit galleries, there is a very nice one in Importanne Center, near the railway station in Sarajevo. Each month in the Bela Vida gallery there is presented to the public a new thematic setting and interiors inspired by different clim…
  21. Free! "Nightlife & Entertainment" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Days of Culture of Iran are held these days for the second time in Bosnia. The opening ceremony started in Mostar on the February 7th at 7p.m. and continues in Sarajevo( Vijećnica) from February 13- 17 2017. This time is presented art and artists f…
    This review was featured on Thursday February 16th, 2017
  22. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    There are many specialised restaurants called ćevabdžinica in Sarajevo, where you can try authentic Bosnian grilled food. The most popular places are located in the heart of Sarajevo, Baščaršija. One of those ćevabdžinica is Ferhatović Petica…
  23. Free! "Sights & Attractions" in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Bosnian coffee set is among the twelve greatest treasures of Europe together with chocolate in Brussels, paprika in Budapest, silk in Florence, fragrances in Istanbul, tiles in Lisbon, hats in London, guitar in Madrid, umbrellas in Paris, Street Art…
    This review was featured on Friday July 31st, 2015
  24. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    There is a bakery in every street of Sarajevo, but one is a very special. In the heart of the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina there is a place where at any time of the day or night you will find many people waiting in line to buy hot somun( a kind …
  25. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Aščinica ASDŽ is a type of the traditional Bosnian restaurant where you can get mostly cooked food eaten with spoon. There is also an offer of other meals, those you can find in other specialised restaurants like buregdžinica or ćevabdžinica. …
  26. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Ilidza, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    When I felt hungry in Ilidza, I wanted to try the authentic Bosnian food, so I asked a girl on a street where there the best burek was. She addressed me to the burekdzinica Zvrk. It was easy to find, just behind the tram station in Ilidza. It is a …
  27. Average priced "Restaurants, Cafes & Food" in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Buregdžinica is a common name for a kind of restaurant in Bosnia where burek is eaten. Burek is a popular food/ meal in every Bosnian home. Buregdžinica " Rođeni" is located in the old town, on the right bank of the river Neretva in Mostar. It …
    This review was featured on Saturday November 4th, 2017
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