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Katedrala Srca Isusova

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Address: Old Town, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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Cathedral in the centre of Sarajevo

It is a landmark in Sarajevo, being in the centre on a busy street and having a sculpture of the Pope John Paul outside. We went inside and it was a lovely building.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a landmark in Sarajevo, being in the centre on a busy street and having a sculpture of the Pope John Paul outside. We went inside and it was a lovely building.

Thank lavender470
Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like 7% of the inhabitants of Sarajevo are Roman Catholics. Nevertheless, a rather large and beautiful church, visited by Pope John Paul II. Sarajevo is truly the Jeruzalem of Europe.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Catholic cathedral in the center of Sarajevo, be sure to visit, is located in Bascarsiji among numerous mosques

Thank Pedja S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good to know that there are just as many Muslims as well as Christains/ Catholics in Sarajevo and the presence of this cathedral is a sign of this. Do drop by this cathedral if you have the chance to as it was one of the places where Pope John Paul II spent and contributed his time..

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Reviewed 9 February 2017

I am not sure what to say about a church. It is just a church. You should probably take a look if you are not a Roman Catholic, or you should go inside and spend some time in a silent prayer. It's a typical church, big, nice, calm.

Thank TutaRuta
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice church! It's interesting to see christian churches in minority (in relation to muslim mosques). You can't miss it as it located right beside the main road. I suggest you visit it (even though it is nothing special on the inside). There is also no entrance fee.

Thank Aljoša O
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

it is pretty interesting to see cathedral in such a city. weird monument of JPII in front of that place and not too rich inside, but definitely worth seeing. I especially like hot this building sits on a slope.

Thank marcin w
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is one of the first cathedral in Sarajevo and it's located in the heart of town. In curch you're having a people who will assist in researching religion in this place.

Thank Saleh A
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is the catholic cathedral at the heart of Sarajevo.It was build at the end of 19th c. and it didn't suffer so many damages as other buildings at the war.

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Alameda, California
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Reviewed 12 November 2016

This review gets somewhat personal: my husband is Sarajlija and I am the daughter of a Herzegovac. Neither of us are religious at all but there is typically a day when we honor those who are no longer with us by visiting a couple of Bosniak graveyards and laying flowers and in my case burning candles for my father (and... More 

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