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Svrzo House

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A true piece of Turkey in Sarajevo

A visit to this Turkish Merchant house is a must in Sarajevo. The house has been faithfully... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melanie S
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Sydney, Australia
A must visit

Well worth seeking out this gem in the back streets. Friendly helpful guide. Amazing preservation... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
graizer
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Glodina 8, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 4 September 2006

A gem of Bosnian urban domestic culture of the 18th and 19th centuries, Svrzo House shows how a Bosnian beg (nobleman) lived with his family.

4  Thank JaneinParis
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Reviewed 5 July 2012 via mobile

I visited here with a Bosnian friend who could tell me all about it, and found it very interesting- though far from a highlight. The snag is, there is very little info around so I you're not with someone it really is just a house....More

2  Thank olliekemp92
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to this Turkish Merchant house is a must in Sarajevo. The house has been faithfully restored and furnished in the way it would have been when inhabited. It shows just how the residents would have lived in the house and used each room...More

Thank Melanie S
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Well worth seeking out this gem in the back streets. Friendly helpful guide. Amazing preservation of building and artefacts. Not to be missed.

Thank graizer
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Excellent display of traditional bosnian housing. Well preserved original setting of wealthy bosnian family with fully preserved setting and original furniture.

Thank Sasa M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

A little of the beaten track located in a very quiet area of Sarajevo. It lively illustrates the live in a traditional orthodox household.

Thank PetraB69
Reviewed 17 July 2018

There is also a modern toilet to use. This beautiful old home provides a feeling of how wealthy Ottoman people lived hundreds of years ago. Especially interesting is the toilet and fireplaces.

Thank kansasrod
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Svrzo House is practically the single visitable old Bosnian house in Sarajevo - and that makes it even more valuable to visit. Some interior decoration of this type can also be seen in the Ethnography section of the National Museum, or in Brusa Bezistan, but...More

Thank 424tarikd
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Elegant home of a prosperous merchant, a magical visit. The different rooms for different purposes is well-described and well laid out.

Thank mdgdc
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This place was a very nice surprise to find in Sarajevo. It was very informative from the many description plaques found throughout. Good displays of ancient Ottoman times. Highly recommended to visit.

Thank DonaldAlberta
Reviewed 10 September 2017

if you go to Sarajevo you must visit this place!!! Beautiful grounds and very interesting. made great pictures

Thank TravelerforLife2011
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

One of my friends recommended that I visited the Svrzo House while I was in Sarajevo. Even though it is quite close to the old town it seems to be of the beaten parh. There were almost no one else there while we were there,...More

Thank Nina L
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