1. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  2. Sarajevo Canton
  3. Sarajevo

Sarajevo: 1914 Archduke Assassination Tour

Product ID: 135767
Go back in time to June 28th 1914, and discover how one of history's most pivotal events unfolded. Walk the streets where the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand took place, and learn how it plunged the world into The Great War.
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Duration: 2 hours
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  • Discover the 20th Century's most pivotal historic moment
  • Learn the history of this important city from an expert guide
  • See Sarajevo's architectural highlights, like the Catholic Cathedral
  • Explore the Museum of the Austro-Hungarian Period, 1878-1918
Full description
Meet your guide in the morning, then journey back over 100 years to relive the critical moments of this historic flashpoint. Explore the streets of Sarajevo and the beautiful Austro-Hungarian architecture, learning about Sarajevo's long and colorful past and what led to the infamous assassination.

Immerse yourself in history at the Austro-Hungarian Museum, discovering how a single bullet can change world history as your guide reveals why this assassination sparked the outbreak of World War One. As the tour continues, see more famous Sarajevo sites such as the Cathedral and Army Hall.

Learn how the young assassin Gavrilo Princip is perceived in modern Bosnia and Herzegovina, highlighting how the events of 1914 still impact the country. Not only that, but see how the assassination is reflected in the shape of Europe and the whole world today. 

The tour finishes in time for you to grab lunch in one of Sarajevo's excellent eateries. Ask your guide for a recommendation!
  • Professional, English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee to the Museum of the Austro-Hungrian Period

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Meeting point

Sarajevo Insider Office, Zelenih beretki 30, Sarajevo 71000

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Sehr interessant, sehr locker, sehr gutes Hintergrundwissen des Guides

September 20, 2018


Hamza la guida un vero simpaticone. Parla molto bene l' italiano ed è preparato

September 7, 2018


August 1, 2018

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