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Bibliotheek van Sarajevo / Stadhuis Ethnic cuisine is genuinely unique and presents a balanced fusion of culinary traditions of Slavic, Mediterranean, Turkish and German cuisines. In the heart of the menu of numerous restaurants tourists will find meat dishes which are commonly added with fresh vegetables and spicy greens. Local folks have inherited their passion for dairy products and bread from the Slavs. Many family run restaurants of home cuisine will offer visitors excellent pastry and genuine cottage cheese.
The first settlement in the modern Sarajevo area was established as far back as in 1263. The city of Sarajevo is rich in historical and architectural monuments, landmarks and sites belonging … Open
Meat dishes are commonly made of beef, however ethnic restaurants also serve excellent dishes made of lamb and pork. The meat is often stewed or cooked on an open fire. One of the most popular ethnic treats is the bosanski lonac being roast meat added with spice and cabbage. Meat dishes admirers will love local kebab which is an essential treat of any festive table.
The table is commonly served with vegetable dishes among which simple salads made of fresh vegetables and added with olive oil are prevailing. However tourists will discover rather complex dishes in the ethnic vegetarian menu. One of such popular treats is yahinii being sweet peppers stuffed with vegetable mix. A rich and tasty dish is a pie named “zelyanitsa” which is stuffed with spinach. Copyright
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Despite dishes made of seafood being less popular and scarcely presented on the menu of local restaurants the city of Sarajevo offers several gastronomy destinations to visit which serve excellent seafood treats. The menu of these restaurants usually offers dishes made of fried fish, original pies stuffed with seafood and seafood soups and starters. Local desserts deserve a special attention of tourists as this domain of local cuisine has been much affected with Turkish culinary traditions. The most popular ethnic sweets are considered to be halvah, locum and baklava.
Sarajevo riverside panorama Tourists can try and enjoy local sweets not only in gastronomy establishments, but can also buy them at local markets or in specialized stores. Typical ethnic treats are considered to be a pie named gabanica stuffed with tender cheese as well as crisp cookies added with nuts Sujuk. Tourists will discover rather exotic treats among ethnic desserts served in local restaurants. One of the most exotic treat is Strukli being juicy plums stuffed with nuts and baked in cheese. The most popular drink among local folks is considered to be black coffee, however local restaurants serve delicious aroma herb tea as well as milk. Among spirits and alcoholic drinks the most in demand ones are various sorts of beer being much appreciated by local folks.
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Where to go for dinner in Sarajevo: recommended cafe and restaurants

Inat Kuca
Where: Veliki Alifakovac 1, Sarajevo; Telephone: +387 33 447 867; More info: Tram to bascarsija fountain;
Restoran Dveri
Where: Prote Bakovića 12, Sarajevo; Telephone: +387 33 537 020; More info: Tram to bascarsija fountain;
Kod Kibeta
Where: Vrbanjuša 164, Sarajevo; Telephone: +387 33 218 484; More info: Tram to bascarsija fountain;
Bosanska Kuca
Where: Bravadziluk 3, Bascarsija, Sarajevo, Sarajevo; Telephone: +387 33 237 320; More info: Tram to bascarsija fountain;
Restaurant Fellini
Where: Branilaca Sarajeva 5, Sarajevo; Telephone: +387 33 441 716; More info: Tram to marsala tita;
Where: Skenderija 12, Sarajevo; Telephone: +387 33 214 996; More info: Tram to skenderija;

Unique sights around Sarajevo

Lukomir Village

From the series “The Most Cozy Towns Full of Zen”
You can see the old stone houses of local residents in the village. Numerous amazing attractions are situated in the nearest vicinity. Here you can walk through the picturesque mountain areas, see centuries-old forests, and admire the rapid waterfalls. The way of life in a village is very special. Its residents deliberately abandoned all the benefits of civilization. Thus, even now, there is no electricity and running water. … Read further

Bosnian Pyramid

From the series “Top Survived Pyramids from Previous Civilizations”
Today, the Bosnian pyramids are considered a pseudo-scientific sensation that has shattered the world about ten years ago. The unique geological formations, located in the surroundings of Visoko, have attracted researchers from all over the world. These are the huge pyramid-shaped green hills covered with forest. The explorers, inspired by the discovery, have assumed that the hills conceal the largest pyramids in the world, called the Pyramid of the Sun and the Pyramid of the Moon. … Read further

National cuisine of Bosnia And Herzegovina

Local residents are habitues of fragrant bakeries selling delicious mini-rolls filled with cheese. Cheese and coffee are some of the most delicious products offered by the Bosnian cuisine. Bosnians often eat sweets, cakes, and donuts with jam. On a dinner table, easy-to-prepare potato patties smelling of home and coziness (locally known as "Potato Pita") lie next to traditional "Begova Čorba", a thick chicken-vegetable soup unchanged since the days of the Ottoman Empire. Amazing "Tufahije" dessert - apples stuffed with walnuts stewed in sugar water - reminds us of that militant epoch. But apart from sweets, homemade pastries, and rich soups, Bosnians also eat giblets, namely kidneys and liver. We cannot fail to mention ubiquitous Balkan kebabs. In general, the Bosnian diet is based on meat. Locals are very fond of small rolls of seasoned ground beef cooked on the grill and served in a "bread pocket". They especially like smoked meat - for example, ribs. However, it should be borne in mind that many Bosnians are Muslims who do not eat pork. … Open
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