City Market Hall, Sarajevo

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Sarajevo: Guided Walking History Tour

1. Sarajevo: Guided Walking History Tour

Sarajevo is often called the Jerusalem of Europe. Throughout this tour you will discover how different religions and empires shaped the history of this beautiful city. Join a group of other travelers or have your guide all to yourself in a private group. Your local guide will explain what caused the Sarajevo Assassination of 1914, as well as how this event changed the course of the world’s history. You'll learn how to make and drink Bosnian coffee, before discovering what to eat and where to party during your Sarajevo adventure. You will also find out the differences between the Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian languages, including whether or not the different countries actually need a translator when they speak to each other.

Sarajevo: Eternal Flame and Sarajevo Tunnel Tour

2. Sarajevo: Eternal Flame and Sarajevo Tunnel Tour

After meeting with your guide at City Hall, walk towards the Eternal Flame to see the important landmarks of the area. The Eternal Flame, located near Central Sarajevo, is a memorial for the military and civilian victims of Sarajevo during World War II. From the flame you can see other important landmarks of Sarajevo, which suffered from the major wars that destroyed it. The wars aimed at ethnic cleansing, and were proceeded by a major genocide. Nowadays the city is rebuilt, but still displays noticeable wounds from the past. Following the Eternal Flame, your tour continues to the Sarajevo Tunnel. The tunnel used to connect two neighborhoods with the free parts of Sarajevo during the Bosnian War. It is a landmark of historical importance, as people used it to transport food, clothes, and medical aid to other parts of the city. The construction of this tunnel began in secret in 1993, with the workers of the tunnel working 8 hours daily for just a packet of cigarettes each day.


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