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City break in Sarajevo. Active leisure ideas for Sarajevo - attractions, recreation and nightlife

Holiday Inn hotel The city of Sarajevo is known for plenty of attractive shops, boutiques and markets. The city offers its guests excellent parks for hiking and tranquil relaxation as well as sport centers for active leisure enthusiasts. Not far from the city center tourists will find the Sarajevo Zoo garden which will be of great interest to visit for all tourists without exception. The zoological garden features unique bright decoration and an attractive lounge parkland which the visitors can enjoy after exploration of numerous enclosures. The parkland is equipped with excellent lounge areas, various slopes for kids and hosts a small cozy café.
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The most popular amusement park of the Sarajevo city is considered to be the Terme Ilidza park being excellently equipped for an engaging and exciting leisure. The park offers its gusts a sport center with a swimming pool and various water attractions, an excellent picnic area, plenty of lanes and routes for hiking as well as enjoyable playing grounds for kids. The park also hosts several attractive restaurants and cafés adding to the comfort of visitors and turning the park into a perfect destination for a family leisure for a whole day.
Those tourists who will lack these entertainments are recommended to visit the Eco Futura park. The park is located in the nearest suburbs of the city and offers perfect facilities for rest and recreation. The parkland takes a vast area being surrounded with farms. Its guests will find numerous sport grounds on its premises. Among the most visited entertainment centers tourists should pay attention to the Coloseum center being an established place for holding of various cultural events. Copyright
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At weekends its visitors are commonly treated with an exciting evening entertaining program. True gamblers will enjoy a small casino located on the premises of the Coloseum center. The Vrelo Bosna park is the best place for evening serene hiking. The park is spread along the bank of the Bosna river. The territory of the park is cruised with horse drawn carriages. Its visitors have always a chance to enjoy hiking or opt for a horse tour though the scenic areas of the park. Tours to the local brewery named the Sarajevska Pivara are among the most popular entertainments among city guests.
Everybody is invited to make an exciting tour through the brewery and then relax in a scenic beer restaurant trying the best sorts of the drink. Sarajevo presents a scarce choice of buzzing night entertainment destinations. An interesting entertainment program is commonly offered in local restaurants and bars. The most in demand evening entertainment destination is the Zlatna Ribica café-bar being a popular place to visit as among local folks so among city guests. According to experienced tourists this café-bar is an exact place of holding the best and the hottest parties in the city. Shopping addicts should necessarily visit the Morica Han market of the city being among the most remarkable and significant landmarks of the city. The Alta Shopping center is the largest one in the city.
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You can have a great time in the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina by visiting the beautiful water park Terme Ilidza. Both indoor and outdoor pools can be found here, allowing you to enjoy your stay in the swimming complex at any time of year. It is easy to find a swimming pool here to your liking, as there are pools of different sizes and with different water temperatures. There are also pools with play areas, water slides, Jacuzzis, massage rooms, and beautiful sunbathing areas with fantastic views on the picturesque mountains. The swimming complex itself is beautifully decorated, which adds some sort of “flavor” to your vacation in the pool.
The Sunnyland Sarajevo theme park will appeal to kids and adults alike. Despite the fact that you cannot uncover a large number of attractions here, you can find extreme ones among them. Little tourists will be thrilled with the playground and those who like to dine in unusual places – with the café which opens up incredibly amazing views. Another beautiful park, At Mejdan, is a perfect spot for trekking, as well as hiding from the summer heat. However, the same can be said of Veliki Park, which will interest tourists with its beautiful fountains, benches and great places to hide from the heat. For those who want to go in for sports, we would recommend going to the IMKA tennis center.
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Culinary workshops will help you to diversify your leisure time in Sarajevo, and you also get an opportunity to learn how to cook like they do in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The most popular place is the Bosnian Cooking Lessons studio, which you will also find fascinating for its beautiful relaxed atmosphere. The Sundara Spa is most in demand when it comes to complexes of this kind because of its excellent decoration and the high-quality services it offers. The most popular one among them is a massage, which allows visitors to relax. Another interesting place for spa lovers is Herbal Spa. Here tourists can enjoy massages, health and beauty treatments, as well as aromatherapy sessions.
Sarajevo Idyll Fox in a Box is the name of the most popular escape-quest club in Sarajevo. The club has many interesting rooms from which tourists will be able to choose one to their liking. Among the themes, there are rooms decorated in a military, mystical, detective style. Another interesting escape-quests center is KEY Room Escape, where participants will be able to feel like saviors of the world in an attempt to stop a virus or to investigate the mysterious disappearance of a little girl. In the city, you can also come across striking bars and nightclubs, where, in addition to a pleasant amusement over a glass of strong drink, you can enjoy live music. Lovers of such places should definitely go to clubs like Underground, Pink Houdini, as well as Jazzbina Sarajevo.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Sarajevo and surroundings

Recommended places for active recreation and leisure in Sarajevo

Caffe Bar Barhana
Where: Dzulagina Cikma 8, Sarajevo; More info: Tram to bascarsija fountain;
Caffe Bar Quadro
Where: Stosmajerova bb, Sarajevo; More info: Tram to cathedral;
City Pub
Where: Despiceva bb, Sarajevo; More info: Tram to zelenih beretkti;
Central Cafe Bar
Where: Štrosmajerova 1, Sarajevo; More info: Tram to catholic cathedral;
Sa Club
Where: Kranjceviceva bb, Sarajevo; More info: Tram or bus to the holiday inn;
Club Sloga
Where: ul. Mehmeda Spahe 20, Sarajevo;
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Sarajevo
♥   National Park 'Sutjeska' , 61.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Durmitor National Park' , 97.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Velika i Mala petka' , 135.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Mljet' , 143.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Biogradska Gora' , 147.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Attractions and entertainment in Bosnia And Herzegovina

Cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina have everything you need for intense nightlife. For example, little cozy metropolitan bar Zlatna Ribica ("Goldfish") working from 8:00 AM to 3:00 AM attracts tourists with an interesting design that makes it look like an antique shop. Representatives and ordinary fans of performing arts often gather at Opera Bar, which is open all night. "Bagdad Cafe" fascinates with its authentic oriental interior. Tre Bicchieri Wine Store & Tasting Bar offers a wide selection of first-class Italian wines. However, nightlife is in full swing not only in the capital. Popular Ali-Baba's Cave Bar and Shankley's Pub famous for its broad collection of beers in Mostar, Neum's beach facilities with a relaxed atmosphere, classic Mac Tire Pub with live music in colorful Banja Luka are just a few places in Bosnia where you can spend a good night. … Open
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Guide to your best city break in Sarajevo - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Sarajevo - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Sarajevo?' disappears immediately. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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