Sarajevo Things to Do

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  • 1. Bascarsija

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    There's not much else I can add about Bašcaršija which hasn't probably already been said by numerous other VT's... perhaps other than to say, for me, there is no better place to start the first day in...

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  • 2. Assassination Site - Latin Bridge

    The Latin Bridge was in a bit of a sorry state during our visit. The cobble stones across it were being relaid and the bridge was covered in tarpaulin and partially closed. From the state of the...

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  • 3. Gazi Husrev Bey Mosque

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    This is the most significant Islamic building in Bosnia and Herzegovina, dating back to 1530. It is distinguished by its architectural values, varied base, multi dome system and courageously...

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  • 4. Miljacka River

    This bridge is really called the Vrbana Bridge. It does not look special, but during the Bosnian War in May 1993 two lovers, Bosko Brckic and Admira Ismi, were shot dead here as they tried to flee the...

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  • 5. Tunnel Museum

    During the Siege of Sarajevo, Serbian forces had the entire city of Sarajevo surrounded. For the people of the city, a secret tunnel under the airport's runway (which NATO had declared to be a no-fire...

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  • 6. Eternal Flame - Vjecna Vatra

    This is in memory of Bosnia's war dead from World War 11. It can be found at the end of Ferhadija Street where it joins with Marshal Tito Street. The eternal flame dates from 1946 and continued to...

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  • 7. The Cathedral

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sarajevo's cathedral is a very attractive building set on a pretty square with restaurants and a museum about Sebrinica. Unfortunately the cathedral was closed during our visit so we could not go...

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  • 8. Ali Pasha Mosque

    This mosque, built according to the classical Istanbul architectural style, heavily damaged by Serbian forces during the Bosnian War, 1992-1995, is on the list of National Monuments of Bosnia and...

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  • 9. Walking

    We stopped by an information office, which was actually more a tour office, and the map they handed us had an ad for a free walking tour that started at their office at 4:30pm every day. Our guide was...

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  • 10. Sebilj Fountain

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The Sebilj Fountain was erected in pseudo-Moorish style in 1891. Slighly below the current position used to stand a fountain which was built in the middle of the 18th century, but burnt down almost...

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  • 11. Academy of Fine Art

    The Academy of Arts is situated in the building of the former Evangelical Church. It was erected at the end of the 19th century during Austro Hungarian times when many protestants came to Sarajevo....

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  • 12. National Library

    This beautiful building was targeted during the siege of Sarajevo. It was shelled and subsequently went on fire. Despite a line up of people passing bucket after bucket of river water to try and...

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  • 13. Sniper Alley

    During the Siege of Sarajevo, Ulica Zmaja od Bosne was one of the most dangerous streets to cross. Serbian snipers hidden in nearby hills would open fire on anyone daring to cross the street that...

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  • 14. Old Orthadox Church

    It is believed that the Old orthodox Church of saint Archangel Mikhail and Gabrielthis was initally built in the 5th or 6th century. During its history, it suffered damages for many times. Its present...

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  • 15. Brusa Bezistan

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    The history of the domed Brusa Bezistan complex dates back to the Ottoman era, when it was built as a covered market place. During the recent war it was heavily damaged, but has been restored lately....

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  • 16. Old Town

    the Old town hall is a beautiful pseudo moorish buildind built by the austro hungarian rulers in 1894. In 1945 was turned into the National Library. During the war in august 1992 it was intentionally...

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  • 17. Emperor's Mosque

    The central part of the current Emperor's Mosque (Careva dzamija) was completed at around 1565 by Sultan Suleiman the Great on the site of an even earlier mosque. The ensemble of the Emperor's...

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  • 18. Gradska Trznica

    On the main pedestrian street (Ferhadija) in Sarajevo, soon after you left Bascarsija towards Eternal Flame direction you can do some very decent shopping (not decent. in fact excellent) in the...

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  • 19. Inat Kuca

    4 out of 5 stars

    This house is now a restaurant. It has an interesting history because it was originally on the other side of the river. In 1895 the city authorities wanted to demolish the buildings in this area to...

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  • 20. General Post Office

    The post office is located on the river right next to the university. It is an attractive building on the outside and it is well worth looking inside. It has a lovely interior including a large brass...

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  • 21. Morica Han

    3.5 out of 5 stars

    This han - inn, dating back from 1551, is the best preserved one in Sarajevo. During its history, it has sufered several fires and has been submitted to several repairs. Nowadays, it is the only han...

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  • 22. Ferhadia Street

    This central pedestrian street in the heart of the Old Town is well known for the 26 people killed and 108 wounded on May 27th 1992, by the Serbian forces. These civilians were in line waiting for...

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  • 23. Srvzina Kuca

    What a jewel of the architecture in Sarajevo. Svrzo's house is the traditional Bosnian-Ottoman Muslim house in what used to be elite quarters of Sarajevo of Curcica brijeg (Curcic hill) which is...

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  • 24. Clock Tower

    This Clock Tower, built in the 17th century, is the most interesting one that was built during the Ottoman rule. During the Austro-Hungarian period, a new clock replaced the old one. There are many...

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  • 25. National Museum

    3 out of 5 stars

    The National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina is an interesting place to pass a few hours, especially on a hot, cold or rainy day! Check the opening hours (posted on the sign in my second photo) as...

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