Modern World Longest Siege - Siege of Sarajevo Half-day Tour
Modern World longest siege - Siege of Sarajevo, is a tour designed to properly explain how Sarajevo defended, lived and survived more than 1400 days of siege, siege even longer than WWII Siege of Leningrad. We invite you to join us and get first hand experience on experiences, stories, facts, and reasons behind the story of death of Yugoslavia and why Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sarajevo took a central and the most unfortunate role.
What's included :
- Experienced guide (majority of our guides are all Sarajevo Siege survivors, capable for telling story from their own experiences. Some of them have been involved as soldiers and others as honourable citizens of Sarajevo)
- Hotel pickup (if required by guests who stay out of the Old Town of Sarajevo)
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
What's excluded :
- Entrance fees - War Tunnel entrance fee which costs 5 EUR (10 BAM) per person and must be paid in local currency on the arrival to the Tunnel Museum.
- Food and drinks
- Entry/Admission - Sarajevo War Tunnel
Stop At: Sniper Alley, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
Regions of Marindvor and ex hotel Holiday Inn (now hotel Holiday) are famous under the name of sniper alley, which was the most dangerous part of Sarajevo.
During the short stop we shall see hotel Holiday and explain the story.
Later as we climb the Trebević mountain, we ll have chance to see where snipers used to fire from at citizens of Sarajevo.
Duration: 15 minutes
Stop At: Sarajevo War Tunnel, Tuneli 1 Ilidža - Donji Kotorac, Sarajevo 71210 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The most important part of the tour, is visit to War Tunnel Museum - Tunnel of Hope, which was the major "blood line" for heavily Sieged and destroyed city from 1993 when it was open, until the end of Siege.
At the Tunnel we shall see a short movie about the War in Sarajevo and Tunnel, followed by going through the Tunnel itself.
At the exhibitional part of the museum we shall have the opportunity to see many interesting exhibits directly connected with Siege of Sarajevo.
The trip to the tunnel and all the way in the tunnel is covered with a true first person experience of classy guide, survivor of the Siege of Sarajevo, who is always willing to answer question, no matter what they are. We shall learn about the origins of the War on Balkans and Death of Yugoslavia, the dreams Serbian leaders have had, and how they succeeded to seduce large number of Serbian nationalist throughout the whole Balkans, and made them go to war.
Duration: 2 hours
Stop At: Trebević Vidikovac, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
One of the most beautiful viewpoints above Sarajevo. During the Siege of Sarajevo, position of Army of Republic of Srpska.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Sarajevo Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track, Apelova Cesta, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
At Trebević mountain we shall visit several interesting points such as Olympic Bobsled Track, Trebević Viewpoint (Trebević Cable Car viewpoint), Zlatište Hotel and few other sites important for the overall story.
Duration: 1 hour
Stop At: Jewish Cemetery Sarajevo, Gabrielle Moreno Locatelli, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Upon return to the city last stop of the day will be Jewish Cemetery, known for its historical importance as it is one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in Europe, but during the Siege of Sarajevo was the main front line and sniper nest of the Republic of Srpska army.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: The Yellow Fortress, Sarajevo 71000 Bosnia and Herzegovina
Yellow Bastion offers great panorama views over Sarajevo and is ideal place for better understanding of the story of Siege of Sarajevo.
Duration: 20 minutes
Departure Point :Besarina čikma 5, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from everywhere at every address within Sarajevo city.Airports
- Butmir Airport, Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Infant seats available
- A low amount of walking is involved
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Organised by Funky Tours