Taslihan or Tašli han ('stone inn') is a former caravanserai that was located on the site of the current summer garden and an open bar of the Evropa hotel in Sarajevo. It is the third stone caravanserai in Sarajevo, built in the period from 1540 to 1543, as an endowment of Gazi Husrev-beg, after his death. It was added to Gazi Husrev-beg's bezistan on its western side. It was square in shape, and its length was 47 meters. It had a fountain in its yard, on the pillars of which was a small mosque. Upstairs were the passenger rooms. Domestic and foreign merchants had their shops within Tašlihan. It is believed that this caravanserai served for trade more than for passenger traffic. The fire of 1879 severely damaged Taslihan and made it unusable.

As part of the project of rehabilitation, reconstruction and extension of the hotel 'Evropa', from June 5 to July 13, 1998, archaeological excavations were carried out in the summer garden of the hotel, which resulted in the discovery of part of the foundations and massive walls of the inn.



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Mehmet Esat IŞIK (2 years ago)
Yonathan Stein (3 years ago)
Nice historical place, good spot for a picture as well.
Ajeeb QT (4 years ago)
Poor place to have fun
TADEJ ZEBEC (5 years ago)
Nice contact with modern style of Hotel Europa and Art hotel
Brett Gottfried (6 years ago)
Very nice place to get a good read on some history of the land. They have a posted boards that helps you understand what this area used to be. The remaining wall and foundation on the ground paint small picture of what was here. It is a bummer that a very modern brand new hotel is now almost built on top of it though.
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