The Siege of Sarajevo Tour

If you want to hear some true stories from the war in B&H, to visit main sites related to the period of the longest siege in modern history, to go beyond the surface then this tour is perfect for you.

The tour is designed for you to hear many stories from The Siege of Sarajevo and in that way better understand the situation and what happened in period from 1992 to 1995.

Beside the famous Tunnel of Hope, we will discover Suada Dilberović and Olga Sucic Bridge, a place where first victims of the siege were killed, hear the story about Romeo and Juliet in Sarajevo and many other stories from this period.

This tour is unique as it is about the survivors of the siege of Sarajevo. My personal experience and details about war wedding, Der Spiegel article published in July 1993.

Join us on this tour and find out more about break up of Yugoslavia and Bosnian war.

per adult from

$44

NZD

Duration

4 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Licensed tour guide/driver
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Pick-up at your hotel
    • Bottled water
    What's excluded :
    • Ticket for the War Tunnel museum
    • Entry/Admission - Sarajevo War Tunnel
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Sarajevo City Hall, Obala Kulina Bana, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    We will see the rebuilt building of the Sarajevo City Hall that was first shelled and then burned down during the Siege of Sarajevo.

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

    Opened green market Markale

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

    Monument built after the WWII

    Pass By: Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina building, Marsala Tita 16, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Presidency building

    Pass By: Sniper Alley, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

    The main boulevard in Sarajevo which during the Siege of Sarajevo was lined with snipers' posts, and became infamous as a dangerous place for civilians to traverse.

    Stop At: Asim Ferhatovic Hase Stadium, Patriotske Lige 35, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Olympic stadium

    Duration: 10 minutes

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

    Experience a brief walk through the Tunnel of Hope after watching a short video showing the Siege of Sarajevo, and a guided tour of the grounds, and the home (now a museum) where the tunnel was hidden.

    Duration: 1 hour

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

    After the Tunnel, we will visit the Olympic mountain Trebević, which hosted Winter Olympic games in Sarajevo and was a first line during the Siege of Sarajevo. On the mountain Trebević we have the opportunity to see and walk on the Bobsleigh and Luge Track which is now one of the most beautiful abandoned places in Sarajevo. The best view of the city is from this mountain so you can experience the most beautiful panoramic view of Sarajevo.

    Duration: 30 minutes

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

    During the conflict, the cemetery was among the many front lines utilized to maintain the brutal siege of the city. Bosnian Serb Army snipers used its strategic position, overlooking much of the city “to shoot at civilians in the city.” Many of the beautiful tombstones, unique in both Sarajevo and Europe, were damaged by the fighting, their elegant structures compromised by three years of heavy shelling and indiscriminate shooting.

    Duration: 20 minutes

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

    The Yellow Fortress is one of the fortifications that made up the defensive wall around the city. Today, it offers a fantastic view of the city and is one of Sarajevo’s most popular vantage points. From here we can also see Kovači Cemetery where Sarajevo's defenders from the Siege of Sarajevo and the first president of the independent Bosnia and Herzegovina are buried.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Sarajevo City Hall, Obala Kulina bana, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Butmir Airport, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • 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 - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Explore Sarajevo

Activity ID: V-215580P1

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