Filed for Europe a la Carte by Jason Green: Sarajevo is a fascinating city that is full of history and there are many attractions, accommodation options, and the food in the city is amazing. The city is in a valley and at the bottom is cut in half by a river with the city built up on both sides of. The city has two main religions of Islam and Christianity, as there are churches and mosques all around.

I have been to Sarajevo twice now and had a great time both times. The highlight of the city for me was the Baščaršija, which literally translates to "main marketplace." This is the area that surrounds the Sebilj fountain. The marketplace area was built in the middle of the 15th century being the main economic area and built on the model of an Arabian "suk", which are many big lots connected by many small streets. All around the marketplace there are many types of shops, cafes, restaurants, and is the area where may of the city's attractions are. The shops are great and may of them have the special craft of the city, which are copper works. There are many items that are made from copper, especially engraved plates, tea sets, and many other items forged from the rust colored metal. There are many of these types of shops located at The Coppersmith Street.


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