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  • This tour will help you discover places and customs that are unique to this part of the world.

    First you’ll visit the spot where the Sarajevo Assassination (one of three events that are most often associated with Sarajevo) took place and then you’ll continue by walking over to the other side of the Miljacka River to visit the Emperor’s Mosque, which is near the part of town where Sarajevo was first founded.

    Next you’ll visit the Church of At. Anthony of Padua and Franciscan Monastery, then take an easy walk up to the picturesque neighborhood of Alifakovac, and the cemetery by the same name, which offers a wonderful view of the old town, Vijećnica, Mount Trebević, many mahalas, the remains of old fortresses, the Jajce Barracks, Sarajevo Brewery….

    Then you’ll make your way down to the right side of the Miljacka and visit the heart of old Sarajevo – Baščaršija. You can drink some water from the famous fountain, Sebilj, on Baščaršija’s main square, which is one of the symbols of Sarajevo. A visit to Svrzo’s House will help you see how people lived during the Ottoman period and then you’ll go see the old Orthodox Church, one of the most beautiful of its kind in the region.

    You’ll be able to try some real Bosnian coffee in Morića Han, the city’s last caravanserai, and will pay a visit to Bey’s Mosque and hear the story of the man who built most of old Sarajevo – Gazi Husrev Bey. After passing through the Jewish Quarter and seeing the Old Temple, it’s on to Sarajevo’s Cathedral of Jesus’ Sacred Heart. The tour comes to an end with a visit to the City Market and Markale Green Market, which was the site of two terrible massacres during the Siege of Sarajevo.

    Note: There must be at least two individuals for the tour to be given and reservations are required 24 hours in advance. 

    Recommendation: wear comfortable shoes and bring along some water and a camera.

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