Sarajevo is a city like no other in Europe. This tour will show you how the city developed, the most important buildings, events, dates and people who shaped the city and made it what it is today. Sarajevo is a city with a strong message, and has a lot to teach. Our guides will give you answers to many questions like: How did Sarajevo get it's name? Why is it on the border between east and west? Why do we call it Jerusalem of Europe? Why did 20th century start and end here? How exactly did First world war start? How long does it take to walk from a mosque to catholic church to synagogue to orthodox church? What does Sarajevo has to teach the world? How do people live now? Why are there so many coffee shops? You will also learn many hard to remember names, and too many dates. Of course, legends will make it much more interesting.
But the hard times came. From 1992 until early 1996 Sarajevo was completely cut off from the rest of the world. This tour will show you the history, politics, strategy, aims and madness of the longest siege in the history of modern warfare.
How did Bosnian army form? How strong was aggressors army? How did the siege start? What were the worst attrocities? What was the role of international comunity? How did the citizens of Sarajevo defend themselves? How many projectiles were fired on the city daily? Answer to these and many more questions is in this tour.
The tour will walk you through the oldest part of the city and to all the important landmarks: Emperors mosque, City hall, Baščaršija, Sebilj, Spite house, Kazandžiluk street, Morića han, Old orthodox church, Gazi Husrev-bey mosque, Madressa, Hanikah, Clock-tower, Sweet corner, Dugi bezistan, Old and new temple, the Cathedral, Latin bridge, and of course the spot where the First world war started. And then we will drive down the Sniper Alley, visit Tunel DB, sniper nest on the slopes of Trebević and Vrace memorial.
A tour that combines the history and war. First part we will visit the historical part of the city, get to know all that is important of the life of the city, before driving to the Tunel museum, to learn about the hardest days, the longest siege in modern warfare which Sarajevo managed to survive.