Bosnia and Herzegovina Travel Guide

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Sarajevo

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1172,2960,80

Mostar

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704,1943,30

Banja Luka

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320,609,45

Tuzla

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55,76,0

Bihac

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48,134,2

Trebinje

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42,190,3

Doboj

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111,288,6

Blagaj

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19,102,0

Prokosko Jezero

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20,24,0

Travnik

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24,79,0

Zenica

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34,100,1

Medugorje

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13,37,0

Visoko

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27,37,1

Bijeljina

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41,170,2

Neum

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12,70,5

Teslic

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21,42,1

Pocitelj

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16,54,0

Modrica

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28,47,1

Prijedor

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16,41,0

Kupres

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57,187,0

Bosanski Brod / Srpski Brod

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17,34,0

Visegrad

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32,87,1

Prnjavor

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38,76,0

Derventa

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21,37,1

Jahorina

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65,145,1

Gorazde

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8,19,0

Stolac

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20,33,0

Laktasi

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28,73,1

Kozara

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34,54,1

Srebrenica

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8,42,0

Jajce

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6,34,0

Fojnica

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5,13,0

Livno

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2,3,0

Foca

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12,30,0

Bosanska Gradiska

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0,12,0

Banja Vrucica

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57,137,0

Konjic

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8,15,0

Igman

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0,1,0

Zavidovici

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6,24,0

Maglaj

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7,14,0

Kakanj

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1,5,0

Ilidza

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5,9,0

Smajkici

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2,14,0

Sarajevo

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  • Bascarsija

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Sarajevo Things to Do

    Baščaršija is historical and cultural center of Sarajevo. It is main touristic attraction in Sarajevo but also one of familiar places in whole country. It was build in 15th century by Isa-beg Ishaković who was found whole city. Fire in 19th century reduce its size. You could find many historical and religious objects. It is important as...

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  • Hotel Michele Sarajevo

    Sarajevo Hotels

    for accommodation check www.hotelmichele.ba i stayed there and it was one of the best stays ever in...

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  • Djulagin Dvor

    Sarajevo Restaurants

    I ate there a bosnian speciality called "Bosnian Sahan" it was just awesome! The waiters are very friendly. I saw a picture of Penelope Cruz with the owner and the waitress told me that Penelope Cruz had dinner there with her husband...pretty cool! Only minus was that the toillets were Unisex. Great place thanks for everything!

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Mostar

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  • Old Bridge - Stari Most

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Mostar Things to Do

    As a matter of fact, the old bridge was six years old. The old one was destroyed by the war, and this one was built recently, (almost) following the original. What shall I say, about a town that has not much more to offer than a copy of a bridge? Well, that's the most important bridge I ever saw. Not only a structure to pass from one side to the...

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  • Hotel-Restaurant Kriva Cuprija

    Mostar Hotels

    This hotel is the best thing happened to us in 10 days vacation in the Balkans.The hotel was built...

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  • Sobe instead of Quartos

    Mostar Local Customs

    One of the curious traditions of "MY" Nazaré, in Portugal, are the hundreds of bans announcing : Quartos - Chambres - Rooms - Zimmer, always in this same languages, always in the same order (Spanish, Italian, and other tourists don't count there). Imagine the tender surprise of this sight in Mostar, with the servo-Croat word Sobe replacing our...

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Banja Luka

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  • Imperial road

    Banja Luka Things to Do

    Twelve babies monument is located in front of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Republika Srpska. The monument was unveiled on 22. Deceber 2008 to commemorate the death of 12 babies Banja Luka, in honor of Banja Luka 12 babies who have died due to lack of oxygen in the spring 1992nd year. The sculpture, called "Life", author is conceptual design of...

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  • Cezar Hotel

    Banja Luka Hotels

    It looked nice but did not stay there to sleep, bacause I was short of money. Instead I travelled to...

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  • Kazamat

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Banja Luka Restaurants

    I finally went to famous Kazamat restaurant on famous Kastel fortress. It is popular attraction of fortress complex. It have very unique and distinctive charm. It is one of oldest restaurant in Banja Luka. It had very interesting decor interior that is correspond with restaurants theme. Still have only coffee and tea here.

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Tuzla

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  • The Roma population

    Tuzla Warnings and Dangers

    VT "is just supposed to be a site where people share impressions, tips, etc. on places where they have visited for any purpose at all. I only had time to research Sarajevo and Tuzla before our trip and I only read the comments of people with whom I have had some prior reason to believe that they were at least semi-reliable. There were no warnings...

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  • best restaurant in the region

    Tuzla Restaurants

    DM restaurant in located in east part of the city, it is a part of a big shopping-center with tennis-courts. It has a big balcony, very nice modern interieur.The food offers everything, from local meals to exquisite international kitchen.It is the best restaurant in Tuzla-region.It is also on of the cheapest restaurants in the region.Very...

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  • Homeless dogs

    Tuzla Favorites

    There are so many homeless dogs in Tuzla.Being a dog lover I couldn't walk away without stopping and talking to some of them.

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Bihac

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  • Travel Guides - Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Bihac What to Pack

    Bosnia and Herzegovina is a rapidly developing country, therefore an up to date guide book for independent travellers is highly recommended. I must admit that it was quite difficult to find any guide books about the country. On our first trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2008 we got some info from the Bradt travel guide - Bosnia and Herzegovina....

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  • Hotel Park

    Bihac Hotels

    We arrived in Bihac without having booked any accommodation in advance, but nevertheless we had some...

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  • To Bihac by bus

    Bihac Transportation

    We came to Bihac by bus from Slunj in Croatia. Our bus left Slunj at 07:35 h and arrived in Bihac at around 09:10 h. In September 2012 the price was 50 Croatian Kuna. We left Bihac by bus to Zagreb in Croatia. This route is served about 5 times per day and the trip takes about 3,5 hours. Our bus left Bihac at 10:20 h and the ticket cost 21,00 BAM...

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Trebinje

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  • The Monastery of St. Peter and St. Paul

    Trebinje Off The Beaten Path

    Monastery of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul is located 7 km southeast of Trebinje near village Čičevo, on the edge of Petropavljevo polje (meaning: Peter and Paul field). The believe is that Monastery is built in 1906th on the remains of an older temple which allegedly dates back to Justinian’s age (6th century). Archeological finds...

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  • Hotel Platani

    Trebinje Hotels

    The hotel was renovated a few years ago. It is also located in the very centre of Trebinje.

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  • Visit village in Herzegovina

    Trebinje Off The Beaten Path

    Herzegovina is part of country with interesting architecture. Many village have a stone houses. Many are empty or with few inhabitants, almost all seniors. Here you can expect a hospitality and generosity in Mrkonjići village, or any other parts of Popovo polje, Trebinjsko polje and Petropavlovsko polje. You can buy from locals and jars with...

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Doboj

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  • The Memorial Complex

    Doboj Things to Do

    Toll cross above church at the north entrance to Doboj are part of memorial complex. The monument was build in 1938 (together with Orthodox church) in memory of the victims of the Doboj camp in the period 1915 till 1917. There is huge inscription on Serbian Cyrillic about main information about the memorial ossuary. There is also lyrics of...

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  • Hotel SPA Kardial Banja Vrucica

    Doboj Hotels

    Banja Vrucica, Taslic

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Club Rupa

    Doboj Nightlife

    Club Rupa (meaning Hole), precisely its outdoor space is familiar sight and popular meeting point for all generation. During summer hot days you could see here and young parents with kids, especially babies. The club was also and popular cafe and its open from 7 pm till 11 am but now only during summer. In late evening people anyway transfer to...

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Blagaj

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  • The road to the Tekke

    Blagaj Things to Do

    I arrived to Blagaj by bus and then had to walk for a while until I saw the cave. There were many toruists, all from Bosnia, because there were many tourists activities offered to them and a good restaurant.

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  • Make friends with the dervishes

    Blagaj Things to Do

    I made friendship with one of the dervishes, the youngest one. See the picture. I liked the way he played the Ney flute during the ceremonies. I bought him a CD with his music. The flute had been bought in Konya, Turkey.

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  • No entry fee for locals and dress code

    Blagaj Warnings and Dangers

    Well, I actually couldn't decide whether I should put this under local customs or here. Anyway, citizens of Bosnia and Hercegovina don't have to pay any entry fee to the Derwish monastery as it is a local monument.For all the paying tourists: Make sure you get an entrance ticket handed to you as a receipt. The museums in BIH have lovely tickets...

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Prokosko Jezero

  • Without electricity

    Prokosko Jezero Warnings and Dangers

    Here is present serious power cuts. In the evening some of the houses have electricity but only those that have their own generator. This is the time when visitors charged batteries for your phones and cameras.Off course, there no internet there.

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  • Walking and hiking

    Prokosko Jezero Transportation

    Walking around Lake and hiking on surrounding peaks is not just great outdoor opportunity then and only way to explore resort. In village there is relative good dirt roads and if is nice day (without fog) it is very nice walking experience. Locals are nice and friendly and I believe is possible and find many visitors with good knowledge of...

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  • New look

    Prokosko Jezero Favorites

    I enjoy in visiting this unusual resort and it have great potential in every possible way. Nevertheless, there was numerous warning regarding non-regulated tourism. After numerous warning for preservation of natural monument "Prokos lake" resort at the end of 2013 local authority start to project of arranging natural monument Prokoško lake and its...

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Travnik

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  • Road Trip, Travnik, BAH

    Travnik Transportation

    Driving in BAH is great as most of the roads are along the river and you drive for hours and hours with an amazing panoramic view ....But if its winter time as you drive, I strongly advise to give a try for a SUV rather than a regular car sothat you are more safe with the heavy wet and snowy weather and road conditions ...Enjoy ... :)

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  • Plava Voda, Blue Water, Travnik, BAH

    Travnik Things to Do

    "Travnik" is located near the geographic center of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The river "Lasva" passes through the city, flowing from west to east before joining Bosna river. On hot days, a lunch at the Plava Voda (Blue Water) allows visitors to cool off, relax, and enjoy a nice meal.You can walk along the river to get the fresh breath of the nature...

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  • Local People, Travnik, BAH

    Travnik Things to Do

    On your way to Travnik, just stop your car somewhere and talk to local people ...They have many life experinces and real stories to tell about the history of the city and the country which you cant find in history books ... :

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Zenica

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  • Ski School for Kids

    Zenica Sports & Outdoors

    Smetovi, the local mountain, is a perfect place for children to learn to ski. In the first week of 2012 Zenica not only made the headlines in all major Bosnian papers but also channels like EURONEWS for the worst smog in the whole of Europe. Special disrespect goes to Arcelor Mittal, the worlds largest steal maker and owner of the local steal...

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  • Hotel Zenica

    Zenica Hotels

    Kamberovica Polje Bb, Zenica, 72000, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Vranduk

    Zenica Things to Do

    About 14 km north of Zenica is the small fortress of Vranduk. What it may lack in size, it makes up for in location being situated high above a gorge in a loop of the River Bosna. The fortress was first mentioned in the early 15th century, (although the site may be older). The village around it has some characteristics of the original housing style...

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Medugorje

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  • Medjugorje Holy Site near Mostar

    Medugorje Things to Do

    On the way to the famous Mostar Bridge, I visited the holy town of Medjugorje located in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, around 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Mostar and close to the border of Croatia. Since 1981, tourists do pilgrimages here due to reports of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to six local Catholics. The name Medjugorje...

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  • The Cross Mountain

    Medugorje Things to Do

    The Cross Mountain is situated not far from the town of Medugorje. The path leading to the peak is lined with stations of the Cross and awaiting you at the top is a huge white cross errected there in the beginning of the 20th century, some time before the Second World War. The mountain is not particularly steep but the path is uneven, full of...

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  • Taxis

    Medugorje Tourist Traps

    Be sure you know where you're going....taxis are 5 euro anywhere in medjugorje but some places are so close together you can walk such as from the cenacolo to the blue cross to apparition hill, if you get a taxi to one you can easily walk to the rest

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Visoko

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  • Monastery St. Bonaventure

    Visoko Things to Do

    Monastery St. Bonaventure was built in 1900. 1900. in building is opened Franciscan gymnasium. In first days school was opened for all students, catholics students and outside students. In 1928. school closed for outside students and till 2007. this schools was opened just for catholic students. In monastery is located one of the oldest libraries...

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  • Hotel Dzale

    Visoko Hotels

    I was recommended to this hotel when I visited famous tunnels Ravne in Visoko, which are part of...

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  • Museum

    Visoko Things to Do

    In Visoko there is a homeland museum which exhibits the cultural and historic heritage of the Visoko area, and Bosnia. Most of the exhibits are related to the medieval Bosnian state, because the Visoko valley (Mile, Biskupići and Mošte) was once the center of the Bosnian kingdom. In the museum there are many objects and documents from Middle...

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Bijeljina

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  • Bus station Bijeljina

    Bijeljina Transportation

    Only way to travel to Bijeljina by public transport is by bus. Bus station in Bijeljina is located within city. Main local transport company here is "Semberija transport" and bus station is under their authority. The company have long tradition since 1974. With privatization since 2001 company become transportation leader in Semberia region....

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  • Hotel Sico

    Bijeljina Hotels

    It owns 14 luxury suites. Every of this suit owns TV with local and satellite channels, direct...

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  • Ethno village Stanisici

    Bijeljina Things to Do

    Ethno village Stanišići is famous touristic complex in region and one of most popular in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was founded in 2003 and represent the imagination and nostalgia of its author Boris Stanišić. Visitors here can learn about person in Bosnia on specific way. Here is complex build in two part, one is recreation and tourism...

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Neum

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  • The Coast

    Neum Things to Do

    The image of the coast is the same as in Croatia (it couldn't be otherwise). With Peljesac peninsula facing it, the coastal views are enhanced by the calm waters and life around it. It seems very suitable and used for seafood production.

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  • Hotel Neum

    Neum Hotels

    The oldest furniture, no air conditioning in the rooms, only the meeting room is equipped with a/c....

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  • Town

    Neum Things to Do

    In a very strange arrangement, Bosnia- Herzegovina cuts Croatia in two, with a stripe of land less then 8 km large, to... reach the sea. In this short coast, the only relevant town is Neum. In a quick crossing I saw nothing special to add to the naturally beautiful landscape. Just a curiosity.

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Folks who arrange a Bosnia Herzegovina travel itinerary will have to plan carefully if they want to experience the best of what it has to offer. Besides making a pilgrimage to legendary Medjugorje,...