What We Love About Sarajevo

The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is referred to as the “Jerusalem of the Balkans”. In this riverside city, you’ll find numerous religious sites in communities where Catholics, Orthodox Christians, Muslims, and the Jewish live in harmony. One of the most popular activities to do in the city is to tour its streets to see consecrated spaces like the Sarajevo Cathedral and the Emperor’s Mosque, or institutions like the Museum of Sarajevo 1878–1918 where you can learn about the city’s Jewish heritage and wartime history. You can also go on excursions outside the metropolis to see natural wonders like the Jahorina Mountain, Orlovaca Cave, and the Spring of the River Bosna.

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Tour the bustling streets of Sarajevo to learn about its rich Jewish heritage and fascinating wartime history, or go on an excursion outside to see natural treasures

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About Sarajevo

The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is referred to as the “Jerusalem of the Balkans”. In this riverside city, you’ll find numerous religious sites in communities where Catholics, Orthodox Christians, Muslims, and the Jewish live in harmony.


One of the most popular activities to do in the city is to tour its streets to see consecrated spaces like the Sarajevo Cathedral and the Emperor’s Mosque, or institutions like the Museum of Sarajevo 1878–1918 where you can learn about the city’s Jewish heritage and wartime history. You can also go on excursions outside the metropolis to see natural wonders like the Jahorina Mountain, Orlovaca Cave, and the Spring of the River Bosna.

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  • MAR - MAY
    20°

    Spring

  • JUN - AUG
    26° 11°

    Summer

  • SEP - NOV
    23°

    Autumn

  • DEC - FEB
    -5°

    Winter

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    GMT +01:00

  • Currency
    Bosnia and Hezegovina Convertible Mark

    1USD = 1.74BAM

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