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Sarajevo Under Siege War Tour

Join a certified official tour guide on 4 hour journey of understanding Sarajevo's destruction and salvation. Explore Sarajevo's key sites including Sniper alley and War Tunnel Museum - the life line of " the biggest concentration camp" in the world. Panorama from the highest point of Trebevic Mountain and walking down 1984 Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track will provide unique experience. See one of the kind Jewish cemetery which is second by size in Europe, just before one in Prague. Experience Sarajevo from Yellow bastion, and pay tribute to fallen soldiers and first Bosnian president buried at Martyr Cemetery.

per adult from

$40

AUD

Duration

4 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Driver/Guide
    • Bottle of water
    • Hotel pickup (if required by guests who stay out of the Old Town of Sarajevo)
    • Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Entry ticket for Tunnel of Hope Museum
    • Food
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Sarajevo War Tunnel
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Info Bosnia Tours, Velika avlija 2, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The starting point is in front of Info Bosnia Tourist Information Center located on main pedestrian street Ferhadija, just next to “Sarajevo Meeting of Cultures”. After introduction, tour guide will lead the guests to the transportation and tour will start.

    On the way  (25-30 minutes) we make a short introduction to the war theme and show important sites and buildings that later can be seen on the short movie played in War Tunnel Museum (we have noted few sites in description, but there are much more locations that we explain).

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Pass By: Pijaca Markale, Mula Mustafa Baseskije, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Markale massacres were two separate bombardments carried out by the Army of Republika Srpska targeting civilians during the Siege of Sarajevo in the Bosnian War.

    Pass By: Ferhadija Street Eternal Flame is at end of Marsala Tita street and beginning of Ferhadija street, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The Eternal flame is a memorial to the military and civilian victims of the Second World War in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The memorial was dedicated on 6 April 1946, the first anniversary of the liberation of Sarajevo from the four-year-long occupation by Nazi Germany and the fascist Independent State of Croatia.

    Pass By: Sniper Alley, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    "Sniper Alley" was the informal name primarily for streets Zmaja od Bosne Street and Meša Selimović Boulevard, the main boulevard in Sarajevo which during the Bosnian War was lined with snipers' posts, and became infamous as a dangerous place for civilians to traverse. The road connects the industrial part of the city (and further on, Sarajevo Airport and Tunnel o Hope) to the Old Town's cultural and historic sites. The boulevard itself has many high-rise buildings giving sniper shooters extensive fields of fire.

    Pass By: National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zmaja od Bosne 3, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The museum is a cultural and scientific institution covering a wide range of areas including archaeology, art history, ethnology, geography, history and natural history. The Sarajevo Haggadah, an illuminated manuscript and the oldest Sephardic Jewish document in the world issued in Barcelona around 1350, containing the traditional Jewish Haggadah, is held at the museum.

    Stop At: Sarajevo War Tunnel, Tuneli 1 Ilidža - Donji Kotorac, Sarajevo 71210 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    With arrival to the Tunnel Museum, we will explain the position of Museum and famous mark in front of the entrance named "Sarajevo Rose". After seeing the short movie, one-hour long presentation starts that explains fall of Yugoslavia, the war in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and creation and importance of the Tunnel.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sarajevo Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track, Apelova Cesta, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    After the Tunnel, we head toward  84 Olympic mountain Trebević, which is the closest mountain to the center of Sarajevo and a first line during the Siege of Sarajevo. At the site, we have the opportunity to see and walk on the Bobsleigh and Luge Track and experience the most beautiful panoramic views of Sarajevo which are unfortunately the main positions of the enemy army.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Jewish Cemetery Sarajevo, Gabrielle Moreno Locatelli, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Just under Trebevic Mountain lies the second largest Jewish cemetery in Europe. The cemetery contains unique shaped tombstones that can only be seen in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is believed their shape is influenced by medieval Bosnian tombstones that are named "Stecak".

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: The Yellow Fortress, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    From Jewish cemetery we are heading towards old Ottoman part of the city to visit Yellow Fortresses from which we can see Soldiers cemetery and resting place of first Bosnian president.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Info Bosnia Tours, Velika avlija Laure Papo Bahorete 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Info Bosnia Tours

Activity ID: V-48289P2

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