That Sarajevo occupies an area that has long been inhabited is testified to by the many remains left by the Butmir Civilization, Illyrians, Romans, the medieval Slavic state.... And, from the very moment when the Ottoman military leader, Isa Bey Ishaković, laid Sarajevo's foundations around 1460, the town continued to grow, absorbing and ultimately reflecting the various influences it has been subjected to over the centuries. More
There are 24 museums in Sarajevo whose exhibits explore the interesting history of Sarajevo and the rich cultures of the people who live here. The remains of the Butmir civilization, as well as the traces of the Illyrians, Romans and Slavs..., all testify to the long history of earlier settlements in this area. More
Sarajevo is a city that has had a turbulent past and in a little more than a century it was part of eight different states: the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire; the State of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs; the Kingdom of Slovenes, Croats and Serbs; the Independent State of Croatia, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and an independent Bosnia and Herzegovina. More
If you'd like to escape the urban milieu and relax in lovely and virtually untouched nature, we recommend that you pay a visit to some of the better-known excursion sites around Sarajevo. More
Bird’s-eye views of Sarajevo can be had from many higher places surrounding the city, as well from many vantage points right in the city center. More
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