Travelers that want a comprehensive overview of Sarajevo shouldn’t miss this citywide guided tour, combining walking and driving, so you can see all the top sights. From historic churches, mosques and markets of the Old Town, to a museum commemorating the Siege of Sarajevo, visitors get an overview of the city, its history, and culture. Highlights include exploring the older parts of the city, taking in views from Trebevic Mountain, and sipping an included Bosnian coffee.
SIGHTS WE VISIT:
Spite house and City Hall
First stop on our tour will be Seher-Cehajina Bridge, that connects Spite house and City Hall. It’s located in the Old town, on the spot where story of Sarajevo as a city begins before these two atractions. After introduction we’ll visit City Hall (National libery) built in 1896. in Moorish style. It’s triangle shaped building full of decorations and unique details. City Hall was destroyed during the last war, we reconstructed it on summer 2014.
Authentic Craft street from Ottoman times where you can find even today hand made and traditional products from which most famous are Bosnian Coffee sets
The main square built as a trading knot where locals exchenged goods with caravans and merchants. Sqare didnt change much during centuries and Sarajevo’s main monument – Public fountain Sebilj is located here
Preserved Caravan Saray from XVI century and place where you will taste Bosnian coffee
Gazi Husrev Bey’s Vakuf
From Baščaršija we’ll move down the Sarači street to Gazi Husrev Bey’s mosque. It’s the most important mosque in Sarajevo with beautiful story of its builder. Near the mosque there is Clock tower also from the XV century, Madrass, Covered bazaar that we visit.
Sarajevo is multicultural, multireligious and multiethnical city for centuries. Nearby Gazi Husrev Bey’s mosque there are Jewish old and new temples, Sacred Heart Chaetedral and Old Orthodox Church.
Sarajevo Meeting of Cultures
There is a border, in the “sweet corner” in Old town, between two cultures – two empires. That border is called “Sarajevo meeting of Cultures” and its a place where you can see two sides of the street, on one side Ottoman architecture ends and on the other side Austro – Hungarian architecture starts.
Markale Marketplace Massacre
Here you will learn about Sarajevo roses and marketplace massacre that happened in 1994. during Siege of Sarajevo
Moving from Sweet corner trough Bezistan, Sarajevo’s covered market from Ottoman Empire, to one of the most visited locations in Sarajevo, Latin bridge. Famous for assassination of Austro – Hungarian archduke Franz Ferdinand, what triggered the WWI.
Most beautiful panoramic spot in Sarajevo
’84 Winter Olmpics Bobsled Track on Trebevic Mountain
Only 15 minutes drive from Old Town we will be on Trebevic mountain and with light 10 minutes walk trough forest we reach one of the most beautiful abandoned sights – Bobsled, that is not in use today as it was on the frontline during the siege of the cit
Tunnel of Hope Museum
At the end of the tour we’ll visit Sarajevo’s tunnel. With introduction about the Bosnian war and siege of Sarajevo you’ll learn what was hapening here during the longest siege in modern history ’92-’95. We’ll visit Tunnel museum, watch a short film about the war and go trough the tunnel.
Sniper’s Nest and Sniper Alley
After Tunnel museum on the way back to the city we visit the Jewish cemetary that served as Snipers nest looking down at Sniper alley – the most dangerous crossroads during the siege
Licensed Tour Guide
Transportation in modern A/C Vehicle
Botteled water and Bosnian Coffee
Entrance fee to Tunnel Museum