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Two cultures at one spot

If you are at the old town, you must come to this spot. If you look east, the architecture is... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
Erico2709
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Singapore, Singapore
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From this spot, on this street, you can look in one direction and see the Ottoman influence and in... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
lcb5310
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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20 Dec 2017
“Two cultures at one spot”
30 Jul 2018
“meeting or demarkation?”
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

while the line on the ground and a spinning sign on the building are meant to show the joining of two cultures, the large disparity in buildings on either side, that resemble a fusion of Vienna with Istanbul gave us more the impression of entering...More

Thank Nolinice
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Start your visit in west and see all the shops for clothing and parfumerie. Then cross the line and you see a complete diffirent world. It's like a market with lots of small terraces and shops with interesting merchandise.

Thank HenkNLNLWoerden
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

If you are at the old town, you must come to this spot. If you look east, the architecture is Ottoman. Look West and it is Austro-Hungarian.

Thank Erico2709
Reviewed 26 October 2017

From this spot, on this street, you can look in one direction and see the Ottoman influence and in the other direction you will see the Austria-Hungarian influence. Quite an interesting spot to stand and look around.

Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 17 October 2017

No other town in the world offers such an opportunity - that in practically just 10 steps you can walk from (very much like) Vienna to (almost like) Istanbul. Thanks to the Ottoman Turks and Austro-Hungarians, who have both left their imprint here

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

A sign between the austro-hungarian and the ottoman part of the old town. You can easily find this sign in the main pedestrian street.

Thank mbalazsVeszprem
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Since the Ottoman ruled Bosnia was given to Austria - Hungary in 1878 - there are 2 major influences = in the East part the Ottoman (stone 1 story little constructions, tiny streets). The West is clearly Habsburg - reminding you of Viena, Prague, Ljubljana...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This spot marks the convergence of cultures of the east and west, and the architecture at this point shows stark contrast as you look in both directions.

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