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Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour

1. Sarajevo: Grand Walking Tour

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) Sebilj Street Saraci Morica han (caravan-saray) Ghazi Husrev Bey's Mosque and Maddresah Clock tower Sarajevo Assassination 1914 Ghazi Husrev Bey's Bazaar Sephardic neighborhood and synagogues Cathedral of Holly Hearth of Jesus Synod Orthodox Church Eternal Flame.

Old town of Sarajevo Walking Tour with Local Guide

2. Old town of Sarajevo Walking Tour with Local Guide

The city of Sarajevo represents the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is a place where different cultures meet and makes Sarajevo a unique multicultural center. It is also a city where great empires ruled and left marks all over the country like the Ottoman Empire, Austria-Hungarian Empire, Communist Yugoslavia and the modern period of independence. Is there a better example of a multi-confessional society than four religious temples within a 100 meter radius? The sounds and prayers one can hear at the same time represents a feeling which cannot be described but has to be experienced. The scent of authentic coffee, the smell of a traditional kitchen, the historical appearance of the old part of the town, friendly citizens and the soul of the city itself will definitely guarantee an excellent vacation. Can you imagine that Sarajevo was the center of the world in 1984? It was the year of 14th Winter Olympic Games. Only eight years later, Sarajevo was war field, with the longest siege in modern history.

Sarajevo Winter Olympics Tour

3. Sarajevo Winter Olympics Tour

The XIV Olympic Winter Games were held in Sarajevo from February 8th to 19th, 1984. It was the first Winter Olympics to be held in a communist country. The tour will take you to see the place where opening ceremony took place and discover what the games meant for people of Sarajevo and how they prepared for it. You will visit three breathtaking mountains around the city that hosted the Olympics, some of which are still in ruins from the war. At the end visit the Olympic Museum where we proudly keep the memory of one of the most successful Winter Olympics of the 20th century alive.

Sarajevo Jewish Tour

4. Sarajevo Jewish Tour

The end of 15th century in Europe was the end of peaceful life for some of the people. After the fall of Granada in 1492, began the persecution of Jews from Spain and Portugal. Find out how in the 16th century the Sarajevans developed new neighbours – the Sephardim Jews and what was the life looked like in the Sijavus Pasha’s Quarter. Discover what they used to do, what songs they sang and which specialities they used to prepare. You'll also learn about the fascinating Ladino language. On this tour, you can hear about all of this. The tour will tell you the story of the Jewish Community in Sarajevo, the story of Sephardim and Ashkenazim Jews, their life, happiness, suffering, persecution, place of their eternal resting and place of struggle with death and suffering.

Sarajevo: Eat Pray Love Tour

5. Sarajevo: Eat Pray Love Tour

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.

Sarajevo: Guided Walking History Tour

6. 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.

From Sarajevo: Full-Day Lukomir Village Private Tour

7. From Sarajevo: Full-Day Lukomir Village Private Tour

Lukomir is located just 42 kilometers away from Sarajevo and represents the highest settled village in Bosnia and Herzegovina and one of the main Bosnian tourist attractions. The stone houses with wooden roofs and women still wearing traditional clothes are main characteristics of local life from April until December when the village is reachable. Settled at the height of 1,495 meters on the top of Bjelasnica Mountain, Lukomir has stayed out of human touch and represents the most traditional nomadic lifestyle. Indeed, access to the village is impossible from the first snows in December until late April and sometimes even later, except by skis or on foot. Lukomir is known for its traditional attire and the women still wear the hand-knitted costumes that have been worn for centuries. Domestic food such as pie, domestic donuts, traditional Bosnian coffee and admirable sightseeing are definitely the kind of experience you do not want to miss. Let’s make one more experience together. From there, you can do some magnificent hiking in the area along the ridge of the Rakitnica Canyon, which drops 800 meters down below.

Split: Sarajevo Private Tour

8. Split: Sarajevo Private Tour

Enjoy easy pick up and drop off at your accommodation in Split and discover the rich history and picturesque scenery of the Bosnian region on this private full day trip to Sarajevo. The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo is one of the most historically interesting cities in Europe. Its rich cultural heritage dates back to the prehistoric period. Most of significant objects and symbols of Sarajevo were built throughout the era of Ottoman Empire and Austro Hungarian empire. Sarajevo is specific as a place that gathers so many cultures in one place: The Roman Catholic (west), Eastern Orthodox (east) and the Ottoman (south) It is a living museum of history, tradition and culture.

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What people are saying about Sarajevo Canton

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 76 reviews

Jenny was a fantastic guide taking me all over the city, showing me the key sights and providing a detailed history lesson. She also explained the unique set up of the country and how all the different religions and cultures live side by side. She also showed me how to drink Bosnian coffee properly. I would definitely recommend this tour!

Medina je odličan vodič toliko je lako slušati je da je 3 sata obilasku prošlo kao tren. Tura je bila na engleskom jeziku koji zaista govori perfektno. Učinila je naš obilazak Sarajevu nezaboravnim. Preporučujem svima ❤️❤️

Great tour. Kiki my tour guide was knowledge and the tour was very interesting. I wish I had more time to explore Sarajevo now that I've had a taste of its history and culture. I highly recommend.

Such a nice option to understand better and see the culturally richness of Sarajevo. Kiki was our guide, she is really friendly and knowledgeable

The guide was knowledgeable and helpful, and the whole tour was really great!