Top Choice Carpets in Sarajevo

Isfahan Gallery

Specialising in high-quality Persian carpets (with certificate), along with richly glazed ceramic work, this entrancing shop brings a barrage of beuatiful colours to the already enticing Morića Han caravanserai.
Perfume in Sarajevo

Kalem i Misk

Rare essential oils in cut-glass decanters counterpointed with framed calligraphy make a congenial setting to learn about perfume and to find a scent that best suits you. Tariq, one of the brothers who runs the shop…
Arts & Crafts in Sarajevo

Kazandžijska Radnja Huseinović

Although coppersmiths' shops fill the alleys of Baščaršija (especially Kazandžiluk) much is now imported or machine-made. Only six artisans are officially certified as producing genuinely handcrafted quality work. O…
Arts & Crafts in Sarajevo

Atelje Galerija Budo

Ever wanted to have a photo or logo rendered into embossed copper? Probably not, but that is a service that Budo Kulauzović can perform for you with a couple of day's notice. It's all done by hand, yet he charges on…
Herbs in Sarajevo

Sultan Herbalist

Boxes and baskets of dried berries, flowers and grasses along with plastic phials of hard-to-identify liquids are all set rather haphazardly in this little shop. Windows are plastered with lists of the numerous ailm…
Market in Sarajevo


The 16th-century stone-vaulted covered bazaar is little more than 100m long but squint and you could be in Istanbul. Many of the 70-plus shops sell inexpensive souvenirs, scarves, cheap handbags and knock-off sungla…
Arts & Crafts in Sarajevo


Mostly an ungentrified metal workshop, this curious place also sells a small selection of coffee grinders and candlesticks.
Books in Sarajevo

Klub Knjige

The most tourist-oriented bookshop in Sarajevo, Klub Knjige has a wonderfully wide range of book titles in English and other visitor languages, and sells maps, postcards and music CDs. It has a cafe hidden away upst…
Arts & Crafts in Sarajevo

Shon Phon

This imaginative outfit turns oddments and waste into tasteful sculptures and offbeat accessories (eg bracelets loaded with screw-nuts). Their little gallery-office shows a few examples of what they can do.
Books in Sarajevo


This excellent bookshop has a good selection of relevant works on the Balkans and in the past has published its own series of regional Bosnia and Hercegovina guidebooks.