As a visitor, did you have the opportunity to get to know the past of the City of Sarajevo – the Olympic City? In the tour, we will show you Sarajevo from another angle, in the view of your Tourist Guide who studied History.
A city that has its roots in prehistory, through the Illyrian tribes in the Balkans, the Great Roman Empire, the Medieval Bosnian State, the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, Modern History of World War I and II, the period within the former Yugoslavia and war 1992-1995, a city that has been under siege for the longest time along with its inhabitants in modern History.
Due to its long and rich History and religious and cultural diversity, Sarajevo is sometimes called the Jerusalem of Europe or the Jerusalem of the Balkans. It is one of the few European cities in the center. In the immediate vicinity, it is the places of worship of all four great monotheistic religions: the Mosque, the Catholic Church, the Orthodox Church, and the Synagogue.
During the tour we will visit the most important cultural and historical monuments, its museums with various archaeological material finds, the remains of the Roman Baths, the source of the river Bosna after which it may have received its current name, also you will be acquainted with the Architecture that shaped it mostly during the occupation of the two great Empires the Ottoman Empire and the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy.
You will find out what the political system was like during the different empires, education, religion, what various empires brought with them, and how modern industrial development affected the city of Sarajevo and Bosnia and Herzegovina itself. The town where the 14th 1984 Winter Olympics were held in modern History.