Sarajevo

Sarajevo

Sarajevo or Sheher, as it used to be called is located in the heart of the Balkan, so it is an ideal starting point for those who want to visit this region. Due to the strategic and geografical position of the city, Sarajevo was occupied by many rulers: the Ottomans, the Austro-Hungarian empire and the Germans during the World War II. Sarajevo is popularly called the European Jerusalem. Today, in its new-old attire, it welcomes every well-meaning traveler and is a real treat for both the eyes and the soul of all who wish to visit Sarajevo.

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Tourist map

Map of Sarajevo

On this map visitors may find all of the tourist attractions of Sarajevo. This map shows the locations of: all tourist sights, museums, most important religious sites, shopping zones etc. You can zoom in or out the map and discover what is hidden in different areas of the city.

Tourist map of Sarajevo

History

History of Sarajevo
Sarajevo has a long and rich history ever since the Stone Age: where the remains of an old species of cave bear were found. The area was inhabited 4000 years ago – the remainings of the Butmir culture were found here. Butmir settlement is the oldest Neolithic prehistoric site in the Balkans which was conquered by the Illyrians in 2400 BC.

History of Sarajevo

Sights

Sights in Sarajevo

Sarajevo or Sheher, as it used to be called is located in the heart of the Balkan, so it is an ideal starting point for those who want to visit this region. Here visitors will have the unique opportunity to meet eastern and western cultures. Sarajevo is popularly called the European Jerusalem. On this page you will be able to see the full list of the most well-known tourist attractions (tourist sight) of Venice. The list is interactive and your votes are the only criteria we use for rating the attractions.

Sights in Sarajevo

Museums

Museums in Sarajevo

There are many museums in the city of Sarajevo. Our visitors may start their tour with Natural History museum and its lavish collection where famous Sarajevo’s Haggadah is exhibited, then continue to the History museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Museum Valter defends Sarajevo is very popular among visitors because it represents a symbol of resistance against the Fascists during the World War Two. On this page you will find a full list of museums in the city of Sarajevo.

Museums in Sarajevo

History of Sarajevo

Sarajevo is located in the middle part of Southeast Europe and the Balkans. The river Miljacka flows through the city, and in the immediate vicinity of the city, in the municipality of Ilid┼ża, there is the spring of the river Bosna. Around Sarajevo there are numerous mountains: Jahorina, Bjelasnica, Igman, Treskavica and Trebevic. According to the latest census, the city has a population of 429,672. Sarajevo has a long and rich history ever since the Stone Age: where the remains of an old species of cave bear were found.

History of Sarajevo

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Sarajevo

Sarajevo or Sheher, as it used to be called is located in the heart of the Balkan, so it is an ideal starting point for those who want to visit this region. Due to the strategic and geografical position of the city, Sarajevo was occupied by many rulers: the Ottomans, the Austro-Hungarian empire and the Germans during the World War II. Sarajevo is popularly called the European Jerusalem. Today, in its new-old attire, it welcomes every well-meaning traveler and is a real treat for both the eyes and the soul of all who wish to visit Sarajevo.

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