Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has been dominating from ancient times as one of the most beautiful cities. It can be said that Sarajevo has beautiful historical monuments. Urban development od Sarajevo dates since the fifteenth century, when in this area Isabeg Isahković built a large number of religious buildings. Later, the city will get the name “Saraj-ovasi”, which means “castle in the field” after the palace that he built.
Baščarsija – Old Town. The word “baščaršija” means “main street”.It is famous for its preserved past features-small streets with old craft skills, fountains, mosques and churches.
Hall – was formed at the end of the last century at the end of Baščaršuja on the plot in the shape of a triangle. It was designed in 1892 by Aleksandar Wittek who started building it.
Bey’s Mosque – This is the most important Islamic building in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was built by Persian Adžem Asir in 1530-1531 by order of Husref bey. It is recognized by the Clock tower which dominates the street and makes its central and largest complex.
Gazi Husrev bey bezistan – It was built in 1555 after the death of Gazi Husrev Bey. It is about 109 meters long and 19 meters wide an there were about 52 small shops. Today it serves as a shopping center.
Morić han – represents typical type of an old han from the Ottoman period. Today, there are restaurants in it which offer all Bosnian traditional meals.
Cathedral – Catholic temple- The Project is done by Josip Vancaš combining romantic and gothic elements making syntheses by which the building stands out from others of its kind.
The Orthodox Church in Sarajevo is one of the largest Orthodox temples in the Balkan.
Decision on its construction was made by the beginning of 1859 and the construction began in 1863 and lasted for 11 years. The works were completed on 1 May 1874. The consecration of the cathedral was preformed by mitropolit dabrobosanski Pajsije. Building permit was issued by Sultan Abdul Aziz in order to alleviate critics from Europe for religious intolerance.
Svrzo’s House – It originates from the 18th century and it was being built in several stages. It was restored and redeveloped as an annex to the Museum of Sarajevo.
The National Museum – It was founded in 1888. The museum complex consists of four pavilions connected by an access terrace, and a botanical garden that occupies the central space. In it there are many exotic species of trees.
Duration: Full day tour
Price: 48 € / person
Booking: 24 hours in advance
Duration: 10 hours
Departure: 08:00 am in front of Almira Travel Agency or Almira Hotel Mostar
Minimum number of persons: 3 pax
The price includes: guide, transfer, parking.
Tickets are optional and not included:
Bey’s Mosque – 2 € / per person
Orthodox Church – 2 € / per person
Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian
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Tel: +387 (36) 551 406
Mob: +387 (61) 212 570
Fax: +387 (36) 554 311