10 most popular locations in Sarajevo on Instagram
Sarajevo is a city of specific architecture from various periods of rule, a place where the East and the West are kissing, emphasizing multiculturalism, hospitality, courtesy and soul. A city with beautiful, panoramic views, oriental spirit, rich cuisine, parks, excursions and its rich history attracts citizens as well as tourists from all over the world in order to capture each moment photos and share them on their Instagram profiles.
The obligatory destination of each passenger is the old part of the town of Baščaršija where Sebilj is located. Sebilj is a fountain with drinking water and is considered a recognizable symbol of Sarajevo. It is also the only preserved Sebilj to this day.
2. Yellow tabia
The yellow tabia is a favorite place from which you can find an enchanting view of Sarajevo. It was named after the yellow stone from which it was built, and it is also known as the Jekovačka tabija, since it is located on the Jekovac cliff. Its original purpose was a defensive rampart around the old town of Vratnik.
3. Museum of Sarajevo
The Museum of Sarajevo has been preserving museologically-processed objects that tell about the past of the city of Sarajevo, from the prehistoric settlements on Butmir, Illyrian and Roman settlements, medieval Bosnia, the Ottoman epoch and the Austro-Hungarian period to the present day.
4. Traditional cuisine
One of the associations on Sarajevo is rich cuisine, so every visitor is happy to use the opportunity to taste traditional lunch. Being in Sarajevo and not trying traditional cuisine is simply impossible, because you smell the delicacy of moms from all sides.
5. Eternal Fire
The eternal fire is a monument to the military and civilian victims of the Second World War in Sarajevo, located in the very center of the city, between the Marshal Tito and Ferhadija streets. The flame at the monument was extinguished only during the siege of Sarajevo because there was no natural gas in the city.
6. Vrelo Bosne
The spring of Bosnia is a well-known tourist destination located on the outskirts of Sarajevo. Since it is a source of the Bosna river, large parks, a ride by a ferryman, and restaurants, this place represents a real holiday for all those who like to enjoy nature.
7. Bridge of Festina Lente
The Academy of Fine Arts in Sarajevo is the first and only Evangelical Church in the time of Austro-Hungarian rule characterized by exceptional architecture. To get to the Academy it is necessary to cross "Festina lente" – a modernist bridge from 2012, which was given by the students of the Academy.
8. Cafe bar Golden Fish
Caffe bar Zlatna Ribica is located near the Eternal Fire in the Center of Sarajevo, with unusual and pleasant motifs, and captivating visitors with unforgettable ambience. This coffee bar is also recommended by National Geographic precisely because of its exceptional and special attention.
9. Restaurants with a view
It is also necessary to visit the restaurants on the hills where from an unforgettable view of the city at night, but also during the day. To these restaurants, which besides the view offer phenomenal food, you can reach the steep and curving streets that represent a real adventure.
10. City Hall
The Sarajevo City Hall is one of the most beautiful and most representative buildings in the Austro-Hungarian period. The symbol of Sarajevo today serves for protocol purposes and as an exhibition space. Do not miss to enter her aula, look at the stunning stained glass that adorns the elegant interior.