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Sarajevo Free Walking Tour
  • Free
  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English. English
  • 2 hours

Discover the most important spots around a city which has experienced many wars, including the First World War and the Balkan War, with this Sarajevo Free Walking Tour.

Sarajevo Free Walking Tour

At 10:30 am we'll meet at Gazi Husrev-begova, Sarajevo's jewellery street. From here we'll explore the most important points around the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, famous for being the site that triggered the First World War.

We'll pass through the oldest parts of the city, such as Kazandziluk street until we reach Baščaršija, the old bazaar: one of Sarajevo's liveliest areas?

As we continue walking around the city we'll admire its Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian architecture which stands out in some of its most characteristic buildings. One highlight is the City Council previously used as the National Library and the University.

This free tour will also give us an insight into the different religious communities in the capital city, including Jewish, Catholic, Muslim and Orthodox. We'll visit the old Orthodox church, the Gazi Husrev-beg mosque, the grand Clock Tower, the synagogue and the Sacred Heart Cathedral.

Another stop which reflects modernity in Sarajevo is Hotel Europe. Finally, we'll reach the Latin Bridge where Austria's Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated in 1914.

The free tour will finish at the starting point at 12:30 pm.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Price

Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.

More Information

Duration

2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

English speaking guide.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 30 minutes before the activity as long as there are still places.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Free!

Free cancellation

If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation in the control panel, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.

Meeting point

Gazi Husrev-begova 75.