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Sarajevo Meeting of Cultures tour

Highlights
  • See a lot of Sarajevo in a few hours on a guided walking tour
  • Ideal for travelers who want to get quickly oriented or who don’t have a lot of time
  • Explore Sarajevo with a guide: make sure you don't get lost while visiting a ton of attractions
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Sarajevo Meeting of Cultures tour
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Sarajevo Meeting of Cultures tour
From USD 17.28
Overview
Save time by taking this guided walking tour that visits many of Sarajevo’s cultural attraction in a few hours. It’s ideal for travelers looking to get quickly oriented or those who explore the city but don’t have much time. Also, this tour stands apart by focusing on the locations in the city where cultures meet: begin at the Old Town core at Baščaršija Square and see mosques, bazaars, Jewish temples, cathedrals, and finish at the Latin Bridge.
What to Expect

Sarajevo, Jerusalem of Europe walking tour starts from Meet Bosnia Travel agency every day at 18:00.
We will begin with story about capital city of Bosnia and herzegovina and its history. You will find out why Sarajevo is called European Jerusalem. If You wonder where to find all cultural and religious sacraments in extend of 50 meters, that place is Sarajevo.

We will see Old Orthodox Church and it’s museum, one of the oldest churches in Sarajevo. This church is pilgrimage.

The most recognisible landmark of Sarajevo is Sebilj, wooden fountain located on Baščaršija square. The legend says that drinking water from here means that You will come back in Sarajevo surely again. You will find oldest street in Sarajevo, and walk through Baščaršija. Baščaršija is the main square constructed in 15th century.
Expect to find oldest mosque in Sarajevo, and biggest mosque known as Gazi Husrev-bey. We will walk through oldest shopping center in Sarajevo “Bezistan” – old bazaar from Ottoman period.

Sarajevo City Hall is the most beautiful Austro-Hungarian-era building. From 1949 the building became the National Library. The building now houses the national and university libraries, the city council, and a museum.

Listen to story of jewish community that is existing in Sarajevo for almost five centuries. Do you know that in Sarajevo there was no geto for jews? Old Jewish temple is located in old town and it has interesting museum related to jewish traditions and customs in Balkans.

Nearby the most beautiful mosque in Europe, mosque of Gazi Husrev-bey find unique Clock Tower famous by showing totally unusual time for XX century.

After spot that says “Sarajevo meeting of coultures” we will continue in direction of modern part of Sarajevo connected to arrival of Habsburg monarchy. Sarajevo walking tour shows Cathedral and statue of Pope John Paul II who visited Bosnia two times. We will talk about Sarajevo roses and famous people that lived in Sarajevo. Tour includes visit to Markale market, famous market that is remembered for three massacres during Balkans wars and Siege of Sarajevo.

After visit the first modern hotel in Sarajevo and stories about first Waltz dance in Sarajevo and celebrities that stayed here. Recommendation is to drink Bosnian coffee and Sacher cake in this place where east cultures meet west cultures. Tour finishes on famous Latin Bridge, Franz-Ferdinand˙s assasination site.

Reviews (19)
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Reviewed 23 October 2018
Great Free Tour

Really enjoyed the free 2 hour tour, it covered a wide range of topics and history, and covered a lot of the old town area. I wish I had had more time to take some of the longer paid tours.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GLSA
Edin_MeetBosniaTours, General Manager at Meet Bosnia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Dear guest, We are very glad you have enjoyed the tour. Thank you so much for joining our tour and for rating us. We wish you had more time as well and hope to see you again. Kind regards, Lejla, Meet Bosnia team

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Sarajevo tour with Hidaya

When you have just a few days in such a small yet magnificent city where “east meets the west” the best way to do it is to have a walk around with the native people. Unfortunately I had forgotten the name of our guide but...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank irinabaron
Edin_MeetBosniaTours, General Manager at Meet Bosnia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Dear Irina, Thank you so much for being our guest and for letting us show you the most beautiful of our country. Thank you for these great words about Hidaya as well, that means a lot to us, especially to her. She is a really...More

Reviewed 19 September 2018
great guide Hidaya

my housemates and I did the free walking tour around Sarajevo a couple of days ago and it was really good! our guide Hidaya was really awesome, she was super energetic and passionate and stayed talking with us about the politics and food of Bosnia...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank EmaL25
Edin_MeetBosniaTours, General Manager at Meet Bosnia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

Dear Emal, Thank you so much for this great review about us, especially about our lovely Hidaya. She is a great guide, always full of positive energy and very knowledgeable. We are so proud of her! We honestly hope to see you again. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Free walking tour - with Edin - amazing!

My friend and I took the free walking tour with Edin. It was perfect - very informative and exciting too. Edin was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic - willing to answer any and all questions. It was also nice to have a tour guide with so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank oren1061
Edin_MeetBosniaTours, General Manager at Meet Bosnia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Dear guest, Thank You so much for this review. Brings us a lot of joy to know that You have enjoyed the tour. Edin is a real treasure, somebody You can not forget or not to pay attention to. He really loves his city, his...More

Reviewed 28 June 2018
It convinced me, that I need to come to Sarajevo again

We had only a few hours for sightseeing in Sarajevo and we've spent them all on walking tour. Our guide was Edin H. and he made every second of the tour interesting and funny. I fell in love with the city and the image of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Agnieszka W
Edin_MeetBosniaTours, Manager at Meet Bosnia Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

Hi Agnieszka, Thanks for choosing our tours! I wish that You had time to visit Bosnian pyramids with us as You had told that You would like to go there... Regards Edin

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