The Sebilj at night, a public fountain in Ottoman style made from wood on a stone base, built 1891, in Bascarsija Square, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Behind is the 16th century Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque. The square is also called Pigeon Square as people sit in the cafes drinking coffee and feeding the many pigeons which congregate here. The city was founded by the Ottomans in 1461. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Sebilj at night, a public fountain in Ottoman style made from wood on a stone base, built 1891, in Bascarsija Square, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Behind is the 16th century Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque. The square is also called Pigeon Square as people sit in the cafes drinking coffee and feeding the many pigeons which congregate here. The city was founded by the Ottomans in 1461. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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