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Modern World Longest Siege - Siege of Sarajevo Half-day Tour

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Overview
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.
Itinerary
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You'll start at
Besarina čikma 5
Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Sniper Alley
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Sarajevo War Tunnel
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission excluded
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  • 3
    Trebević Vidikovac
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 4
    Sarajevo Olympic Bobsleigh and Luge Track
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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  • 5
    Jewish Cemetery Sarajevo
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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  • 6
    The Yellow Fortress
    Stop: 20 minutes -
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Learn about the Sarajevo Siege from a guide who lived through it
  • Travel comfortably by air-conditioned minivan
  • See the exhibits at the War Tunnel Museum
  • Take in views of the city from Trebevic Mountain
What to Expect
Meet your Sarajevo Siege survivor guide in Old Town, or arrange for hotel pickup. Begin your small-group tour by heading to the War Tunnel Museum. During the drive, learn about the history of the breakup of Yugoslavia from your guide. While traveling, observe the Markale Massacre sites, the Bosnian Presidency building, Sniper Alley, Marshall Tito Barracks, the Bosnian Parliament, and other sights that relate to the Sarajevo Siege. Arrive at the tunnel and learn about its history. Explore the museum exhibition, and then learn about post-war and post-siege Sarajevo. Hear stories about the 1984 Sarajevo Winter Olympic Games. Take in views from the top of Trebevic Mountain and understand how it related to the siege. Stop by the Jewish Cemetery and go to Yellow Bastion, a beautiful viewpoint above the city. The tour ends in central Sarajevo.
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Important Information
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
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • 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
Exclusions
  • 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
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Additional Info
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I echo the many justified positive comments here. The tour of Sarajevo is breathtakingly good, not least because it is possible to see and truly feel the recent history of the siege and the city’s rebirth. It isn’t dusty history, but nor was this a pessimistic experience either.
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Had a wonderful siege tour with Almir- a former soldier for the Bosnian Army. Aside from comprehensive historic information, he talked about his personal experience and insights, which are invaluable for me to understand the history from a different perspective. The stories
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We took the half-day tour and we were amazed by how much you get to see and learn during it. The guide, Almir, was very interesting, well-informed and fun to be with. His history knowledge, as well as his English, was excellent. The agency is very well-organized; they answer
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Myself and a friend had an amazing time doing this tour. Guide was really interested in getting us inside the events which happened during the Siege. We went to the Tunel, Mountains and Jewish Cemetery and he added relevant information about the whole history.
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I did three tours with this agency: the siege tour, the tour to Mostar and the tour to the Pliva lakes. Every one of the three guides was very nice, helpful, knowledged and educated. You were allowed to ask anything about the war or the country and there was no question that
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About the operator
By: Sarajevo Funky Tours
Sávio
London, United Kingdom
65
Amazing and flawless
Amazing tour. I already did other similar tours in other countries and FunkyTours provided me the best experience
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Gareth D
Washington DC, District of Columbia
43
Great Trip!!
Amina did a wonderful job. The drive was easy, the scenery beautiful, and the people even better. I can't say
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vedat
Mugla, Turkey
1011
Dedicated crew, the real ambassadors of Bosnia ı Herzegovina
We just returned from a 9 day winter programme in Bosnia Herzegovina organised by Funky tours. A great
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Erman Şentürk
Istanbul, Turkey
10
Amazing tour with our tour guide Taib
We participated in a 4-hour siege and war tour. Our tour guide Taib, as someone who has lived his childhood during
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Ali Abdel-Al
Jerusalem, Israel
21
Visited Srebrenica
A wonderful and very organized company, I would recommend a thousand percent I contacted them on the email and
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dasame
Robinson, Texas
527
Loved Bosnia and Herzegovina
Having a 3d2n program with Funky tour was a great option to visit the country that we ended up loving. It is a
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Alex G
89
The perfect way to explore these parts of the country in one day!
I would definitely recommend this tour. Very helpful guides inviting you to see the best sides of the country, in
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Brian R
Calgary, Canada
4825
Siege of Sarajevo and Free Walking Tour
Do not miss this tour company! Armina took us on the free walking tour first. It was a wet day and trust me it did
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Stephanie P
20
Beautiful day trip
This was a wonderful day trip that covered all of the areas of Bosnia I wanted to visit. My guide was incredibly
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crmsnprd
Doha, Qatar
8344
Exploring Beautiful Bosnia with Sarajevo Funky Tours
As a solo traveler, I was looking for group tours in order to maximize both my time and my money in order to
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  • Duration: 4h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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