War in Bosnia and Yugoslavia Study Tour with Tunnel of Hope
- Hotel pickup (if required by guests who stay out of the Old Town of Sarajevo)
- Transport by air-conditioned car/minivan
What to expect
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Stop At: Info Bosnia Tours, Velika avlija 2, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The starting point is in front of Info Bosnia Tourist Information Center located on main pedestrian street Ferhadija, just next to “Sarajevo Meeting of Cultures”. After introduction, tour guide will lead the guests to the transportation and tour will start.
On the way (25-30 minutes) we make a short introduction to the war theme and show important sites and buildings that later can be seen on the short movie played in War Tunnel Museum (we have noted few sites in description, but there are much more locations that we explain).
Duration: 10 minutes
Pass By: Pijaca Markale, Mula Mustafa Baseskije, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Markale massacres were two separate bombardments carried out by the Army of Republika Srpska targeting civilians during the Siege of Sarajevo in the Bosnian War.
Pass By: Ferhadija Street Eternal Flame is at end of Marsala Tita street and beginning of Ferhadija street, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Eternal flame is a memorial to the military and civilian victims of the Second World War in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The memorial was dedicated on 6 April 1946, the first anniversary of the liberation of Sarajevo from the four-year-long occupation by Nazi Germany and the fascist Independent State of Croatia.
Pass By: Sniper Alley, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
"Sniper Alley" was the informal name primarily for streets Zmaja od Bosne Street and Meša Selimović Boulevard, the main boulevard in Sarajevo which during the Bosnian War was lined with snipers' posts, and became infamous as a dangerous place for civilians to traverse. The road connects the industrial part of the city (and further on, Sarajevo Airport and Tunnel o Hope) to the Old Town's cultural and historic sites. The boulevard itself has many high-rise buildings giving sniper shooters extensive fields of fire.
Pass By: National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zmaja od Bosne 3, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The museum is a cultural and scientific institution covering a wide range of areas including archaeology, art history, ethnology, geography, history and natural history. The Sarajevo Haggadah, an illuminated manuscript and the oldest Sephardic Jewish document in the world issued in Barcelona around 1350, containing the traditional Jewish Haggadah, is held at the museum.
Stop At: Sarajevo War Tunnel, Tuneli 1 Ilidža - Donji Kotorac, Sarajevo 71210 Bosnia and Herzegovina
With arrival to the Tunnel Museum, we will explain the position of Museum and famous mark in front of the entrance named "Sarajevo Rose". After seeing the short movie, one-hour long presentation starts that explains fall of Yugoslavia, the war in Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and creation and importance of the Tunnel.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Trebevic, Ravne Bb, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
After the Tunnel, we head toward 84 Olympic mountain Trebević, which is the closest mountain to the center of Sarajevo and a first line during the Siege of Sarajevo. At the site, we have the opportunity to see and walk on hotel restaurant "8" and experience the most beautiful panoramic views of Sarajevo which are unfortunately the main positions of the enemy army.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Jewish Cemetery Sarajevo, Gabrielle Moreno Locatelli, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Just under Trebevic Mountain lies the second largest Jewish cemetery in Europe. The cemetery contains unique shaped tombstones that can only be seen in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is believed their shape is influenced by medieval Bosnian tombstones that are named "Stecak".
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: The Yellow Fortress, Jekovac, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
From Jewish cemetery we are heading towards old Ottoman part of the city to visit Yellow Fortresses from which we can see Soldiers cemetery and resting place of first Bosnian president.
Duration: 20 minutes
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Great tour. I wanted to learn more about the Siege of Sarajevo. This tour fit the bill. Very informative. Highly recommend.Great tour. I wanted to learn more about the Siege of Sarajevo. This tour fit the bill. Very informative. Highly recommend.
Very enriching and emotional experience, very well explained by the guide who lived it himself I highly recommend itVery enriching and emotional experience, very well explained by the guide who lived it himself I highly recommend it
Great tour would highly recommend! Armina was a fantastic tour guide and really brought everything to life.Great tour would highly recommend! Armina was a fantastic tour guide and really brought everything to life.
The tour was lovely! We saw and learned so much, with great thanks to our tourguide Enes :) if you visit Sarajevo, this tour should be on your list of things-to-do.The tour was lovely! We saw and learned so much, with great thanks to our tourguide Enes :) if you visit Sarajevo, this tour should be on your list of things-to-do.
Great tour with a great guide Adi. Thank you Adi for all insides and information. This tour is a great lesson of history. Very much recommended and a must-do when in Sarajevo.Great tour with a great guide Adi. Thank you Adi for all insides and information. This tour is a great lesson of history. Very much recommended and a must-do when in Sarajevo.
Great experience with a guy who was in that war a soldier, two burial grounds are to much, visit the brewery instead of the second oneGreat experience with a guy who was in that war a soldier, two burial grounds are to much, visit the brewery instead of the second one