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Sarajevo Idyll Sarajevo is a unique city, which has managed to preserve its "oriental" style and appearance even in the post-war time. The city is dotted with many narrow streets. You will easily find here numerous mosques and the picturesque old Turkish bazaar.
Ethnic cuisine is genuinely unique and presents a balanced fusion of culinary traditions of Slavic, Mediterranean, Turkish and German cuisines. In the heart of the menu of numerous … Open
Sarajevo is decorated with small city trams that seem to run away from time. Endless small cafes and cozy restaurants can be easily found on the main trade area of the city named Bascarsija. Besides them you will find here many jewelry stores, souvenir shops and small pastries. In addition to this there are two famous squares in the city. These are Gazi Husrev-beg, which is known as the former important point of the Silk Road, and Pigeon Square, on which you will really find whole flocks of pigeons.
Some Orthodox places of interest have survived after the civil war in Sarajevo. These are Cathedral Church of the Virgin Mary, the old Church of Saint Gabriel and Michael, the Old Synagogue (one of three surviving), which now holds the exhibition of the Jewish Museum with the famous Code of the Haggadah, the City Hall built in the Moorish style, and the Cathedral built in the XVIII century. The buildings that have been preserved in Sarajevo since the reign of Osman dominate in the architectural ensemble of the city. These are the most magnificent mosque of the country Begova-Jamia, approximately a hundred of other mosques, the Bascarsija Tower, the Turkish fortress with twelve towers located on a mountain ledge, madrassas Kursumli with a library, the old caravanserai, and numerous commercial buildings of the Turkish era. Copyright
The first settlement in the modern Sarajevo area was established as far back as in 1263. The city of Sarajevo is rich in historical and architectural monuments, landmarks and sites belonging … Open
The city also suggests a number of charming natural attractions. Vrelo Bosne Reserve is a really great place for hiking. This is a historic park. It was founded during the Austro-Hungarian period. Over the war years, the extensive park area came to desolation. Only in 2000, local activists started renovating the natural oasis. Now, there're many paths for hiking and cycling in the park. Visitors can even ride a horse. You'll find many friendly animals and birds. Tourists come here especially to feed them.
Universiteit van Sarajevo One of the magnificent old palaces houses the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, founded in 1945. The museum exposition includes over 300000 unique pieces concerning the most diverse aspects of the country's history and culture. Visitors can enjoy collections of old books, works of art, photographs and documents, as well as exhibits dedicated to wartime difficult for the country.
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 … Open
An old brewery, founded in 1864, remained in Sarajevo. Now, it is one of the important sightseeing objects. From the time the plant was opened, its beer was notorious for excellent taste qualities and was actively supplied to many neighboring countries. In 1918, the plant began to supply beer to the Royal Court. This is processing old factory. They also produce various non-alcoholic drinks and carry out fascinating excursions for tourists. In the historic building operates an excellent bear garden and a bar.
Sarajevo: Miljacka i most Those tourists who are partial to modern history, must necessarily visit the Sarajevo military tunnel. It was built during the Bosnian War and in 1992 - 1995 served as a shelter for local residents. Over the war years, the tunnel was partially destroyed. Only 20 meters of an underground passage left. Here, the local Kolar family opened a military museum, which contains really interesting pieces.
1. An optimum season to plan a visit to Sarajevo is considered to be a period from May to September as during these months the weather is the most favorable for city exploration and … Open
While walking in the historic center of Sarajevo, find the Clock Tower. It was built in the 17th century and remains the tallest building on the territory of the historic district. The height of the tower is 34 meters. Its clock, installed in 1873, keeps on running to this very day.
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Map of all shopping areas
Shopping streets in Sarajevo
♥   Shopping area ' Titova' Sarajevo, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Shopping area ' Ferhadija and Sarači' Sarajevo, 3.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all castles
Survived castles around Sarajevo
♥   Castle 'Bijela Tabija' Sarajevo, 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Old town of Visoki' Visoko, 21.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Bobovac' VarešKraljeva Sutjeska, 34.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Samobor Castle' Hladila, 60.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Blagaj' Mostar, 76.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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

Sights around Sarajevo from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Lukomir Village

From the series “The Most Cozy Towns Full of Zen”
As many hundreds of years ago, indigenous people sew clothes by themselves. Locals wear beautiful national costumes and conduct a number of amazing national rituals. Travelers who want to visit this special village, which is lost in the mountains, have to consider that they can reach it by foot only. Guided tours for tourists are held only during warmer months. With the onset of winter cold it becomes very dangerous to go mountain hiking. … Read further

Bosnian Pyramid

From the series “Top Survived Pyramids from Previous Civilizations”
In 2006, the great archaeological research began under his direction. After the excavations the Bosnian pyramids were graded. The researchers claimed that they were discovering the secret tunnel and the entrances into the pyramid during the excavations. However, there is no documented proof of their scientific achievements. The incredible theory of Semir Osmanagitsch is confirmed by the fact that the sides of the pyramid hill are exactly aligned to the directions of the heavens, which makes it similar to the legendary Egyptian pyramids and the pyramids of Maya. … Read further

Sightseeing in Bosnia And Herzegovina: things to see

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a very old country with rich history and heritage. Many cultures have shaped the country, and every epoch has left its mark. Sarajevo is one of the oldest cities of the country. This is the capital and the largest cultural centre of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Travellers are traditionally interested in visiting the eastern part of the city as there are many architecture landmarks there. The main sights include Sacred Heart Cathedral, City Hall, Saint Josef’s Church, Old Synagogue and Old Orthodox Church. One interesting fact about Sarajevo – Christian churches border with Islamic mosques on the streets of the city. … Open
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