Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Why

This part of the world is not widely traveled at all and it contains several gems like Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. There is also a lot of history in Sarajevo. And did you know it was host to the 1984 Winter Olympics?

Sarajevo, Boznia and Herzegovina - Winter Olympics '84

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Winter Olympics ’84

 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Baščaršija Square Sebilj Fountain

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Baščaršija Square Sebilj Fountain

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Where

Located in the Balkans, Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The country is bordered by the countries of Croatia, Serbia, and Montenegro.

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How To Get Here

By Train

There is train service from the neighboring countries such as Croatia. Start your search with Eurail.com.

Sarajevo, Boznia and Herzegovina - Railway station

Sarajevo, Boznia and Herzegovina – Railway station

By Plane

The closest airport is the Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ).

The following airlines has service to Sarajevo International Airport (SJJ):

Adria Airways (JP), Air Arabia (G9), Air Serbia (JU), Austrian Airlines (OS), Croatia Airlines (OU), Eurowings (EW), FlyDubai (FZ), Germanwings (4U), Jetairfly (TB), Lufthansa German Airlines (LH), Norwegian Air Shuttle (DY), Pegasus Airlines (PC), Swiss Airlines (LX), Turkish Airlines (TK) and Wizz Air (W6).

By Bus

There is bus service on eurolines. Plus you can travel here from Belgrade, Serbia by bus; this is how I did the journey. The bus station is outside of the city, so then you have to take a local bus into the city.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Local Bus

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Local Bus

By Car

If you are already in Europe you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

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Where To Stay

There a few hotels in town. There used to be a Holiday Inn, but it no longer exists. There is however a Residence Inn by Marriott if you want to stick to the larger chain hotels.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Old Holiday Inn Building

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Old Holiday Inn Building

 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Apartments

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Apartments

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

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Where To Eat

There are lots of places to eat including a McDonald’s which is very well decorated and located. It’s frequented by the locals as well. I always try to have a local beer and I was able to do that at the train station before my train back to Belgrade.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sarajevsko Beer

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Sarajevsko Beer

 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Local market

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Local market

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

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What To Do

This is a walking city so get your walking shoes ready. Visit the old quarter, Baščaršija. Here you will find lots of stores as well as this area is very historic. Plus other historic spots around the city.

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sebilj Fountain

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Sebilj Fountain

 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Avaz Twist Tower

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Avaz Twist Tower

 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Church

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Church

 

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Mosque

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Mosque

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Here is a list of Tour offered by Viator.

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Additional Information

  1. Language: Croatian, Bosnian and Serbian
  2. Currency:Bosnia and Herzegovina Convertible Marka (BAM)
  3. Bosnia and Herzegovina Tourism Board
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina - Tram

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina – Tram

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