Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina and serves as its administrative, economic, university and cultural center. The largest area of town lies at the foot of Mt. Trebević and the Miljacka River flows through the city.
Join a journey through Sarajevo’s history as you uncover its secrets and experience the mysticism of its streets and alleys! City Tour will give you an insight to the huge history of this city and small stories that make the difference.
The city of Sarajevo has played a significant role in some of the biggest events in Europe’s history. One of its most famous events is the one that triggered the World War I. Because of its cultural and religious diversity, Sarajevo is sometimes called the “Jerusalem of Europe”. It is considered a “place where East meets West”.
“If you take a look at Sarajevo at any time of day, from any surrounding hill, you will always inadvertently come to the same conclusion. It is a city that is wearing out and dying, while at the same time being reborn and transformed. Today it is the city of our most beautiful longings and endeavors and bravest desires and hopes”.Ivo Andrić, writer and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature
With the Ottoman presence for Sarajevo began a period of considerable strategic importance for what was the geopolitics of those centuries, the traces of the Turkish-Ottoman presence are still visible today, we recommend a tour of the mosques, a tangible sign of art and a very significant architecture.
There are several markets in this city, where are a real institution, many of them are indoor and you can find real bargains there.
Sarajevo has always represented a very important cultural center, today it is home to several universities, both public and private, many festivals, and numerous museums.
Known throughout the world with the siege of Sarajevo, caused considerable damage in the past such as the destruction of the important National and University Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina with the drastic loss of numerous books and manuscripts.
One of the most important events in Europe is held every year in this city: the Sarajevo Film Festival and the Sarajevo Jazz Festival.