Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour
- Small group
- Duration: 3 hours
The city that is commonly associated with the siege in the 1990s has plenty more to offer. City that from which First World War started and where you had first Winter Olympic Games in communistic country have more history to offer. Join us on a journey through the past where the guide will reveal the small and big secrets of this city and introduce you to the mysticism of Sarajevo streets and alleys. The tour will take you to the main sights of the Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian architecture and will show you a unique line where East meets West. Enjoy the scent of fresh made coffee, flavors from hookah, sound of church bells and call from the minarets. Learn about the assassination that triggered the First World War and discover why Sarajevo is called European Jerusalem. City Hall/National Library Spite House Sarajevo fortresses Streets Bravadziluk and Kazandziluk (old handcrafts) Seb...
Bojan was a fantastic guide! He was very knowledgeable and offered great tips outside of the tour. Highly recommended!
Enjoy your morning and early afternoon with a unique local experience. Treat your senses with traditional delicacies, learn about Bosnian hospitality, and the meaning behind a cup of Bosnian coffee. You can admire the symbol of the Austro-Hungarian rule, hear stories about the House of Spite, and walk through streets where you’ll learn more about different crafts which have existed in Sarajevo since the 15th century. You can discover the heart of Ottoman architecture, Sarajevo’s Baščaršija, before learning of the difference between “burek” and all other pies. Pray in four places of worship in Sarajevo, and find out why people call it a “European Jerusalem”. Later on, you will learn about the local hospitality over a cup of warm Bosnian coffee, as you share the importance and meaning of this special drink.
Starting off with a quick introduction with your professional tour guide, you will be taken through an overview of the Islamic religion, including its beginnings and evolution. From tradition to culture, from social relations to every day life, you can discover the religion of Islam, including why is it considered to be one of the most peaceful religions in the world. With your Sarajevo insider, you will cover the history of Islam in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and how much it contributed to peoples' lives and culture. You will also find out how it has co-existed with the other religions for hundreds of years.
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Medina was a great guide. She has plenty of knowledge about the history of Sarajevo. It was all very interesting and fun with her. I highly recommend to book this tour during staying in Sarajevo.
Our guide was really friendly, funny and he told us so much interesting things. I’m am born in Bosnia, but live in the Netherlands and still I learned so much about the capital.
Nice tour, takes you along all the highlights. We had a very nice, funny and captivating guide, Bojan! Thank you, Bojan, for a great tour!
Really good tour. Overall introduction to Sarajevo, perfect to be followed by other tours that interest you the most.
Excellent tour combining the heart of Sarajevo within its lovely gastronomy