Sarajevo, uma cidade marcada por guerras

Sarajevo, a city marked by wars

April 14, 2019 0 By Christian Gutierrez and Priscilla Gutierrez

Things to Do in Sarajevo? A city marked by wars, Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina located in the center of the country, They lived just over 20 years (1992-1995) a war for various political and religious factors and that in the end had the dissolution of the former Yugoslavia, but in a city bridge also started another war, It was the trigger for World War, with the assassination of the heir to the throne of the Austro-Hungarian.

For all this and more, Sarajevo there are 10 years ago, It began to be an attraction for tourists who like to travel the Eastern Europe, nowadays the country is free, safe and with many charms.

Things to Do in Sarajevo

We went to Sarajevo in a script that made by Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, and one of the many stops was in this city that we did in a day, and here we will tell you a little of that script a day in Sarajevo.

We arrived in the city late in the morning, early afternoon coming from Mostar e Blajag, very beautiful cities, soon as we arrived we went to our hotel the Beautiful View Of Sarajevo, excellent hotel with parking included, because we were doing a road trip, with a beautiful view of the city, because it is on top of a mountain and near the center, you can do everything on foot, we left the car there and made all the city on foot.

Beautiful View Of Sarajevo

Things to Do in Sarajevo and what are the main tourist attractions?

Our hotel was on the opposite side of the old town center, where are the main tourist attractions of Sarajevo, crossing the river already arrived at our first stop, a St. Joseph Church, Bosnia today is a country divided between Catholics and Muslims, for this reason there you will find many churches and mosques.

script a day in Sarajevo

A Ali Pasha's Mosque, It is one of several city mosques, little, prettier.

A Nativity Cathedral of the Theotokos, It is the largest city of the church, right in the center, We could not go in and see what it was like inside.

Nativity Cathedral of the Theotokos

After seeing these 3 first attractions, we stopped to eat at McDonald's, because we want to eat fast and continue to explore the city, but if you have more time, the center has several good and cheap restaurants, Bosnia is a very cheap country, both food and lodging.

Following the tour, We continue for a Sacred Heart Cathedral and the mesquita Ferhadija

Sacred Heart Cathedral

A Mosque Gazi Husrev-beg It is the most important city, it can be visited, it is free, surrounded by a small wall, with an indoor garden, there as in every mosque you will have to remove their shoes to enter and can not enter short clothes, the mosque is beautiful, but nothing compared to other mosques that have visited as Blue Mosque in Istanbul in Turkey and Sheikh Zayed Mosque in Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates.

Mosque Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque Gazi Husrev-beg

In the streets around these attractions has several shops and markets, some with style Grand Bazaar, at the end of the city center has the praça Bašèaršija with the monument called Sebilj, an ancient source, a city meeting point. There is also Mesquita Baščaršija

Sebilj, an ancient source

Mesquita Baščaršija

Being cut by the river Miljacka, two bridges draw attention, One is the Šeherćehaja, right near the park Isa Bey turning in front of Sarajevo City Hall, a building and to the Arab style, beautiful building.

Sarajevo City Hall

A Latin Bridge It is the most important in the history not only for being a Roman stone bridge, but its history, this bridge 28 June 1914, the famous Sarajevo bombing killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, causing the outbreak of World War.

Latin Bridge

Next to the Latin bridge has Museum of Sarajevo, which has all occurred before the First World War in the years between 1878 e 1918, highlighting the Attack of Sarajevo.

Museum of Sarajevo, Sarajevo bombing

After meeting the city's sights, it was time to rest your feet, eat and drink something in the central region near the Mosque Gazi Husrev-beg, It has several restaurants and bars, as I said, the country has a very cheap price of food, not being an EU country and do not use the Euro as currency, but Marco Convertible, which is super easy to be exchanged, it has many exchange offices in major cities.

Now that you know what to do in Sarajevo, just buy the tickets and visit the city.


We continued our journey and went to Montenegro to continue our roadmap.

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