Besides visiting historical, cultural and natural monuments on your holiday it is inevitable to do some shopping. It does not matter if you want to go shopping for yourself or getting some presents for your family and friends, it is always good to know where you can get certain things.
Sarajevo was during the Ottoman period, become home to the city’s merchant and trading center. Now you have shops that sell traditional hand made crafts in Baščaršija old part of the city.
In Baščaršija you can find coppersmith’s hand made crafts perfect for a gift or souvenir for yourself. You can buy coffee sets, jewelry or handmade Bosnian carpets. Unique things you will find only in Bascarsija. Also, a unique place to do some souvenir shopping is in GAZI HUSREV BEY`S BEZISTAN covered market ( bazaar) from the Ottoman period with craft, clothes and jewelry shops.
If you want to do some modern shopping and buy in well-known shops there are many shopping malls to go also.
#1 SARAJEVO CITY CENTER
The biggest shopping mall in Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in Sarajevo. Around 80 shops offer worldwide known brands in fashion, sports and technology for a unique shopping experience. Beside shops, you can find cafe shops, restaurants, exchange office, supermarket, the entertainment center is designed for both children and adults and parking.
Address: Vrbanja 1, Sarajevo 71000
Working Hours: MON-SAT 10 AM-10PM
#2 BBI CENTAR
A unique facility in the very downtown, with 125 stores you may also find a supermarket, beauty salon, hairdresser salon, kids playroom, as well as enjoy the specialties of our restaurant, take a break with sweets or salty meals on the Food Court, and have refreshments in cafés.
Address: Trg djece Sarajeva 1, Sarajevo 71000
Working Hours: MON-SAT 09AM-10PM
#3 ALTA SHOPPING CENTER
Alta shopping center is located at the start of the main shopping district, smaller shopping center than previous too malls. Popular shops with very affordable brands. With 70 stories it also offers restaurants and parking.
Address: Franca Lehara 2, Sarajevo 71000
Working Hours: MON-SAT 09AM-10PM
#4 IMPORTANNE SHOPPING CENTER
Importanne is the first shopping center in Sarajevo that conceptually combines business, residential and shopping environment into one unique complex. Located in the commercial and cultural center of the city, Importanne creates a new architectural image of Sarajevo. In Importanne Shopping Center you can visit exclusive shopping attractions as well as some of the brands you are already accustomed to. If you take a leisurely stroll around the ground floor and the mezzanine you will find fashion and accessories brands, cosmetics shops, hair salon, tobacco shop, restaurants, and cafes as well as the Sparkasse Bank office. Should you go down one floor, you would find a supermarket, tech shops, furniture shop, toy store, children’s playground, and cafés where you can make a short shopping break.
Address: Zmaja od Bosne 7, Sarajevo 71000
Working Hours: MON-SAT 08AM-11PM
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