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Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain)

Bascarsija square, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Bascarsija square, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a water fountain that played a major part during the "homeland" war in Sarajevo. Great for night time photos. Be aware of the beggars and pigeons.

Thank Carlton B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain) has a long history, and its water was vital in the 1900's war. Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain) is easily visible, and is well worth the time to visit and reflect.

Thank SavantIII_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am not sure why this is a main attraction for Sarajevo. It is pretty in the evening but you can easily pass it and not even know it is there I am afraid to say! It is not very big anyway. The market area...More

Thank Bethan J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sebilj is worth a visit and located in Bascarsija the best part of Sarajevo. Nice shops and restaurants nearby. Be ware of persisting beggars around the area. A must see when in Sarajevo!

Thank Michael A
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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

One of the symbols of Sarajevo. Lots of pigeons and people. Nice place. Good for getting your bearings.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Very nice for a walk, lots of coffee shops nearby, and the old market is wonderful, had lots of fun there.

Thank Nayefhamza
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It is known as the Square of pigeons in the Bascarsija, the center of the fountain, which is lit beautifully at night

Thank Pedja S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This drinking fountain sits in the middle of a nice square at one end of Sarajevo's old town. There are lots of cafes around it, and it makes a nice place to sit and relax. However there are many other more impressive buildings in the...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Sebilj or sebil word is of Arabic origin that means a place of rest and refresh water for traveler. The emergence sebilj goes far back in history as the last Prophet of Islam, Muhammad, a.s., in whose honor they built many fountains in Sarajevo. The...More

2  Thank MikacMikoza
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Sebilj is the fountain. Unique place in the world. Very nice. Make a photo of you and your family there.

Thank eddo853
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