10 Reasons to Visit Sarajevo

When to Visit



June in Sarajevo means real summer weather and it starts to feel like almost everyone is heading out for a stroll along the city's main walking streets – Titova, Ferhadija, Obala Maka Dizdara, Wilson's Promenade and Mala Aleja in Ilidža.... More




Sarajevo Stories

A century of the Poričanin Family in Sarajevo

A century of the Poričanin Family in Sarajevo

The smell of somun being baked in a wood-fired oven is a smell of Ramadan in Sarajevo, and standing in line in front of some well-known bakeries waiting for somun as the time of iftar approaches is part of the Sarajevo Ramadan ritual. More

  1. In Sarajevo everything has its own story and nothing happens by accident.

    Nedžad Begović, director
  2. Sarajevo is a symbol of pluralism, multi-ethnicity and of minority groups who lived together peacefully for centuries. We all remember the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo. The event was meant to signify pluralism, multiculturalism and living with differences in a peaceful manner. Even the horrific tragedy of the 1990s Balkan wars does not negate this ideal or dream.

    Joel Rosenthal, President of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs

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