Trip Planner: Europe / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina / Sarajevo Canton / Sarajevo / Bascarsija
Situated in one of the oldest areas in the city, Bascarsija represents an oriental bazzar where craftspeople sell their wares. Pick your way through vendor booths filled with colorful porcelain pots, brass coffee grinders, and decorative cloths. Cultures come together here: you can expect to see people in modern European garb alongside those outfitted in traditional Muslim attire. Underfoot, the old cobblestone adds interest. Buy crafts and merchandise fashioned by the hands of local artisans, and see products that unite the East and the West in a blend of colors, tastes, and smells. The ornamental fountain in the center of the square is worth a look, but be advised that thousands of pigeons gather here too. Put Bascarsija at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sarajevo trip itinerary planning app.
Tours To Bascarsija
Private Sarajevo Walking tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $26
Duration: 2 hours
Warm, welcoming space. Amazing food. Traditional structures and their associated stories. Spend a lazy afternoon walking around and enjoying the local food and Bosnian coffee.
Spirit of the Old Town in Sarajevo, a market street filled with little shops of mostly handmade souvenirs and great food. Streets are filled with people making it a huge touristic attraction. A lot of things to be seen so be ready to watch close in order to see the most amazing details of the shops, streets and architecture.
Places to stay near Bascarsija
Plan your trip to Sarajevo
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
See all ›©©©©
Side trips from Sarajevo
Hidden gems in Sarajevo
See all ›
Plans to Bascarsija by other users
53 days in Germany & Eastern Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 35 days in London & Eastern Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 24 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 18 days in Bosnia and Herzegovina BY A USER FROM CANADA August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Manila & Bosnia and Herzegovina BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Sarajevo BY A USER FROM SLOVENIA December, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium