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Times of Misfortune-Sarajevo Under Siege Tour

Highlights
  • Get a quick orientation about the Siege of Sarajevo and Yugoslav Wars
  • Cover many of the city’s main sites, including the War Tunnel Museum
  • Travel with a guide for insight into life during the Siege of Sarajevo
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Times of Misfortune—Sarajevo Under Siege Tour
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Morning Tour - 9:00 a.m.Most Popular
Tour starts in front of Info Bosnia Tourist Information Center at 9:00 a.m. and finishes at 1:00 p.m.
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Afternoon Tour - 2:00 p.m.
Tour starts in front of Info Bosnia Tourist Information Center at 2:00 p.m. and finishes at 6:00 p.m.
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Overview
The Siege of Sarajevo was one of the key events of the Bosnian War and one of the longest sieges in history. Get an in-depth overview of the siege and larger conflict on this tour that takes you from the War Tunnel Museum to Trebevic. It’s an efficient way to learn a lot about the city in a relatively short amount of time.
What to Expect
After pickup in central Sarajevo, set off for the War Tunnel Museum by air-conditioned minivan. Along the way, your guide talks about the Bosnian War and points out significant sites.

At the museum, watch a short educational film and presentation about the fall of Yugoslavia, the Yugoslav Wars, and creation of the War Tunnel.
Next, head toward Trebevic, the closest mountain to the center of Sarajevo and the site of the first line during the siege of the city during the Bosnian War. Visit the bobsled and luge track from the 1984 Olympics, once the sites of the main positions of the sieging army.

At one of the largest cemeteries in Europe, see tombstones distinctive to Bosnia and Herzegovina. Then visit the White and Yellow fortresses in the old Ottoman section of the city.

Enjoy views of the old city before returning to your original point of departure.
Reviews (98)
1 - 5 of 92 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worth it!

I had an amazing tour with Asim (I believe). I was the only person on the tour so I had many opportunities to ask questions and had a lot of individual attention. I appreciate how, because I was alone, he always asked if he would...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Noelle S
Reviewed 2 December 2018
A visit to Sarajevo is not complete without taking this tour

I'm really pleased I had this tour! Sabina is very knowledgeable about the history of the city and country, tremendous information is shared and this is something you won't easily get in 4 hours by hearing all the stories, seeing the sites and being physically...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 26shinel
Reviewed 10 November 2018
Great value

Mak is a good and polite guide with encyclopedic knowledge of the war and Sarajevo in general. You will see and learn a lot on this tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael H
Reviewed 5 November 2018
Must do

We had a really nice tour in Sarajevo with Mak. He is a professional guide that really knows where he is talking about. Must do for everyone who wants to learn more about the history of Sarajevo.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nomad39108621198
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile
Definetely would recommend to anyone

This tour is worth every minute and euro spent. To fully understand why Sarajevo is city with a soul, you have to understand what people were going through all those years. Mak is an excellent guide. We enjoyed our time spent with him. If you...More

Thank Marta J
AsimDemirdzic, Manager at Info Bosnia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2018

Dear Marta, Thank You very much for choosing our company and for being our guest. It was our pleasure to welcome You. We are very happy to know that You enjoyed Sarajevo and the tour with us. We hope to meet You again and to...More

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Response from carvalhosonia1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the tour it's very interesting, its around 4 hours and the visitors goes to the Olympic luge track. I loved a lot the tour, and I recommend it.
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