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Times Of Misfortune - Sarajevo Under Siege Tour

Highlights
  • Get a quick orientation about the history of the Siege of Sarajevo and Yugoslav Wars
  • Cover many of the city’s main sites, including the War Tunnel Museum, Trebevic, and Sniper Alley
  • Travel with a guide: get insider knowledge of what living through the Siege of Sarajevo was like
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Times Of Misfortune - Sarajevo Under Siege Tour
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Morning Tour - 9:00 a.m.
Tour starts in front of Info Bosnia Tourist Information Center at 9:00 a.m. and finishes at 1:00 p.m.
From US$29.70
Afternoon Tour - 2:00 p.m.
Tour starts in front of Info Bosnia Tourist Information Center at 2:00 p.m. and finishes at 6:00 p.m.
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Overview
The Siege of Sarajevo was one of the key events of the Bosnian War and one of the longest sieges in history. Get an in-depth overview of the history of the siege and larger conflict on this tour that takes you from the War Tunnel Museum to Trebevic. It’s a great way to learn a lot about the city in a relatively short amount of time.
What to Expect
Your tour starts with a pickup in central Sarajevo by air-conditioned minivan. Hop aboard and set off for the War Tunnel Museum. Along the way, your guide gives an introduction to the history of the Bosnian War and points out significant sites.

Upon arrival to the museum, watch a short educational film and presentation about the fall of Yugoslavia, the Yugoslav Wars, and the creation of the War Tunnel.

Next, head toward Trebevic, the closest mountain to the center of Sarajevo and the site of the first line during the siege of the city during the Bosnian War. Visit the bobsled and luge track from the 1984 Olympics, which were once the sites of the main positions of the sieging army.

Continue to one of the largest cemeteries in Europe to see tombstones unique to Bosnia-Herzegovina. Make your way to the old Ottoman part of the city where you visit the White and Yellow fortresses.

Take some time to enjoy the views of the old city, and return to your original point of departure.
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Fantastic tour, very informative

We had a wonderful experience with InfoBosnia and specifically the Times of Misfortune tour with Mak the tour guide. He was very knowledgeable and friendly and the tour was very comprehensive of the major war-related sights in and around Sarajevo. We saw the Tunnel of...More

Thank Eli K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile
Great, informative tour

Along with my history buff friend and 17 year old nephew, we completed this informative, well paced and detailed tour with Mak as the guide and his trainee accomplice. Really pleased with the level of professionalism, brilliant English level meant that questions could be asked...More

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AsimDemirdzic, Manager at Info Bosnia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for sharing Your experience with our company! Thank You for the time invested in writing Your review and kind words! Kind Regards, Info Bosnia Team

Reviewed 1 week ago
Unforgettable trip

I can't praise Asim and his team highly enough for looking after our hiking group during our five day stay in Sarajevo and Bjelasnica. Nothing was too much trouble - especially when one of our group was unable to hike. She ended up on a...More

Thank Lisa E
AsimDemirdzic, Manager at Info Bosnia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank You for an extraordinary review! We are very happy that You liked the tour and we hope to see You again in Bosnia and Herzegovina! Kind regards, Asim

Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour.

The guide was extremely knowledgeable and his commentary was very descriptive. The accounts he gave of Bosnian life and the history of BiH were excellent and informative. We were encouraged to ask questions and they were answered enthusiastically. The highlight of this tour for me...More

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AsimDemirdzic, Manager at Info Bosnia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for the great review, and kind words. Our guides are encouraged to give their best! We are very thankful that You enjoyed our tour and we hope to see You again! Kind regards, Info Bosnia Team

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour with Mak

I've been on many of these types of tours and they come in two types. Guides who are just going through the motions and guides who have a passion for honestly discussing their topics. My tour guide was Mak and he as one of the...More

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AsimDemirdzic, Manager at Info Bosnia Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank You very much for an amazing review! Every comment improves our business as other tourists can know what to expect from our company. Thank You for Your recommendation, it really means a lot to us! Kind Regards, Info Bosnia Team

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Kristin L
13 May 2018|
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Response from carvalhosonia1 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, the tour it's very interesting, its around 4 hours and the visitors goes to the Olympic luge track. I loved a lot the tour, and I recommend it.
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