Of all the inns and caravanserais from that time, Morića Han is the only one to survive and visitors are taken by the unique architecture which exudes the special atmosphere of a place where, in centuries past, travelers and merchants from all over the world used to meet.Many mosques were built in Sarajevo during the Ottoman period.It was also one of the loveliest buildings in Sarajevo and is now home to the Academy of Fine Arts.There is an attractive pedestrian bridge in front of the Academy of Fine Arts which was built in 2012 as part of a project by students from the Academy’s Department of Design.It is presumed that the church was built in the middle of the 16 century and that there was an even older church here before that.The many centuries of Jewish life in Sarajevo are testified to by the following structures: the Old Temple, which now houses the Jewish Museum; the Old Jewish Cemetery, which is one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe; the Novi Hram Gallery and Ashkenazi Synagogue, as well as the Sarajevo Haggadah, which is kept in the National Museum of Bi H.With the arrival of Austro-Hungarian administration, many multi-story, Western European-style buildings were built in town, along with monumental structures such as Sarajevo Vijećnica, a world symbol for the meeting of civilizations.
Latinska Ćuprija is located in the old part of town and was a silent witness to the Sarajevo Assassination.
At one time, there were hundreds of (kiosk-shaped public fountains) in town, and the only fountain of this kind that still remains is the one designed by Wittek on Baščaršija Square.
It is, by far, one of the most recognizable symbols of Sarajevo.
This bridge stands near the future site of the city’s museum of modern art and was designed by the famous Italian architect, Renzo Piano, who will also be designing the museum.
Sarajevo is a city with a turbulent history, and over the course of the past 150 years it was part of eight different states: the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire; the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs; the Kingdom of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs; the Independent State of Croatia, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and an independent Bosnia and Herzegovina.