"No shoes, please!" Top 5 Page for this destination Bosnia and Herzegovina Local Custom Tip by american_tourister

Bosnia and Herzegovina Local Customs: 30 reviews and 20 photos

  Leave your shoes outside please
by american_tourister

In most homes people remove their shoes before entering. It is a cultural holdover from the time of Turkish rule but is also very practical. The roads and streets are usually muddy or slimy in the winter and dusty in the summer. Most homes have hardwood floors with carpets for padding. This keeps the household from becoming muddy or dirty.

As it is custom you get used to wearing slip on shoes and making sure that you are not wearing socks with holes in them.

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  • Updated Jul 14, 2003
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