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Sarajevo Gourmet Food & City Tour

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    Stop At: Gradska Trznica, Mula Mustafe Baseskije 4a, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Greet your guide at the entrance of Tržnica, the indoor city market where locals buy fresh food produced in untouched nature, on the countryside with plenty of clean air and healthy spring water. Immerse yourself in the world of delicious cheeses, unforgettable tastes of cured and smoked meat and other products prepared by centuries-old recipes.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Pass By: Serbian Orthodox Cathedral, Zelenih beretki 1, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visiting Liberation square (Trg Oslobođenja), market place, concert place, exhibition place, pub place. One part of the square is a big chess board. In the middle of the square is a statue Monument All Man Multicultural, the symbol of liberty and Serbian Orthodox Cathedral.

    Pass By: Art Gallery of Bosnia and Hercegovina, Zelenih Beretki 8, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visiting remarkable building of Art Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Army Hall and learning more about medieval time and stecci (Bosnian tombstones)

    Pass By: Central Post Office, Obala Kulina Bana 8, Sarajevo 71101 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Walking near Miljacka river to the building of Central Post Office and learning about Sarajevo infrustructure, bridges and rivers.

    Pass By: National Theatre, Obala Kulina bana 9, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visit National Theatre building on your way to local buregdžinica where you will taste delicious pita (Bosnian pie)

    Pass By: Ferhadija Street Eternal Flame is at end of Marsala Tita street and beginning of Ferhadija street, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visiting the Eternal Flame (Vječna Vatra) the memorial to those who liberated Sarajevo during World War II and was first unveiled during a commemorative event held on April 6, 1946 for the first anniversary of the liberation of Sarajevo.

    Stop At: Pijaca Markale, Mula Mustafa Baseskije, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visiting Pijaca Markale, the marketplace is where many citizens come to buy their fresh produce and fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables.


    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Sacred Heart Cathedral, Trg Fra Grge Martica 2, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visiting building of Sacred Heart Cathedral and surroundings and hear stories about the history of Sarajevo and famous Sarajevo Roses

    Pass By: Ferhadija Pedestrian Street, Ferhadija Street, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Walk along Ferhadija street, the most vibrating street of the city and visit the unique place where East meets West

    Pass By: Jewish Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Mula Mustafe Baseskije 40, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visiting Sijavuš Pasha's Mahala (Jewish Quarter) and learn about the historical and cultural heritage of Jewish community in Sarajevo and traditional Sephardic cuisine

    Stop At: Gazi-Husrev Beg's Bezistan, Corner of Ferhadija and Gazi Husrev-Begova Street, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visiting Gazi Husrev Bey’s Bezistan (covered bazaar). Being under cover and in the Ottoman style of centuries ago you can see why some refer to it as ‘a piece of Istanbul in the heart of Sarajevo’ as its style is similar to the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. Shops here sell traditional Ottoman style clothing and gifts and you will have to haggle to get yourself a bargain but it is part of the enjoyable experience of the Bazaar and a must see while in Sarajevo.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, Saraci 8, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visiting Gazi Husrev Bey’s Mosque, or Bey’s Mosque, as it is known locally, which was built in the center of Baščaršija in 1530. Today, this mosque is rightly seen as the most important architectural monument from the time of Ottoman rule in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, Mudželiti veliki bb, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Located in the historic old town section of Sarajevo, the Old Clock Tower is not only one of the largest in all of Bosnia and Herzegovina, but it is also believed to be the only clock tower in the world that keeps lunar time making it always seem like it is broken.

    Stop At: Bascarsija, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Walk along Bascarsija, the historical and cultural center of the city and reward yourself with traditional Bosnian dishes and watch how they were prepared in aščinica, authentic traditional restaurant with fresh traditional Bosnian cooked meals.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), Bascarsija square, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Visit Sebilj Fountain and drink its fresh water. A legend says: "Whoever drinks water from any of Sarajevo’s fountains and spouts will come to Sarajevo”. After that sip some homemade brandy, juice, and coffee and enjoy the ambiance of a typical Bosnian cafe. Bid your guide and group farewell but feel free to remain in the bar after the tour concludes.

    Duration: 30 minutes
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    Reviewed 6 July 2019

    My guide Emina was an absolute delight and we had a great tour eating our way around Sarajevo and me getting history, stories, and background to the city. We started at the dairy market and I tasted lots of Bosnian cheeses and cured meats, all...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Fiona M
    dalidabegic, Manager at Balkantina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

    Dear Fiona, it was lovely meeting you. Thank you for your honest impressions on our TripAdvisor page. We are glad about your positive opinion and will pass this on to our team. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again to fully convince you...More

    Reviewed 2 July 2019 via mobile

    Great tour, guide, food and city to take advantage of this cultural experience in! Tour lasted ~4 hours with LOTS of food. Great value for money with all that’s included: meats & cheeses, 3 kinds of burek, Bosnian coffee, chicken soup, meat stew, finished with...More

    Thank mthiebeult22
    dalidabegic, Manager at Balkantina, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2019

    Dear, it was lovely meeting all of you. As a guide, I enjoyed every moment and I am happy that I met new friends :) Thank you for your honest impressions on our TripAdvisor page. We are glad about your positive opinion and will pass...More

    Reviewed 22 June 2019 via mobile

    We had a wonderful immersive journey into the food & culture of Sarajevo with Balkantina. We are frequent travelers who find food and meeting locals to be the best way to really learn the culture of a place, and Balkantina did not disappoint! We communicated...More

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    dalidabegic, Manager at Balkantina, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

    Dear Alan, Thank you for your honest impressions on our TripAdvisor page. We are glad about your positive opinion and will pass this on to our team. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again to fully convince you of our high service quality...More

    Reviewed 12 June 2019

    First of all, I want to thank Dalidi and her guides, because I met them from Sarajevo at a new angle. I learned more about the rich history of this city, but also ate really delicious food. The guides were there for all our questions....More

    Date of experience: May 2019
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    dalidabegic, Manager at Balkantina, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

    Dear, Thank you for your honest impressions on our TripAdvisor page. We are glad about your positive opinion and will pass this on to our team. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again to fully convince you of our high service quality as...More

    Reviewed 27 May 2019

    I ended up solo on this tour with my guide, Emina, and had a terrific experience learning about both the culture of Sarajevo as well as the culinary traditions. Emina was very friendly and knowledgeable about all of the aspects covered on the tour. The...More

    Date of experience: May 2019
    1  Thank Troy D
    dalidabegic, Manager at Balkantina, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2019

    Dear Troy, Thank you for your honest impressions on our TripAdvisor page. We are glad about your positive opinion and will pass this on to our team. We are looking forward to welcoming you soon again to fully convince you of our high service quality...More

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