Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Welcome to Sarajevo, Bosnia
Have you ever heard about Ćevapi or Baščaršija? About the city in the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina? Sarajevo is the capital and largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Where is Sarajevo?
Sarajevo is located close to the center of the triangular shape of Bosnia and Herzegovina in southeastern Europe.
What to see in Sarajevo?
Baščaršija is the heart of old Sarajevo. It is a must see! Baščaršija has a soul. Friendly people, everywhere, cafes and restaurants, old buildings and shops with souvenirs.
Sarajevo City Hall is the most beautiful Austro-Hungarian–era building. It is really beautiful. The building now is used as the city chamber, for weddings and occasional concerts.
Avaz Twist Tower the 2008 ‘Balkans’ Tallest Tower’ has a gently twisted look. From Avaz you can enjoy remarkable city panoramas from the 35th-floor cafe. If you climb the stairs one floor higher you can see the same views in the open air.
Gazi-Husrevbey Mosque, even if you can’t look inside, it’s worth walking through the courtyard with its lovely fountain and the tomb tower of Gazi-Husrevbey off to one side.
Latin Bridge, Of all, this pale-stone triple-arched bridge is much the most celebrated.
Do you like art, museums, or architecture?
Sarajevo has something to offer. For example, you can visit the National Gallery of BiH, Izetbegović Museum, Academy of Arts, Jewish Museum, Gazi-Husrevbay Museum, History Museum of BiH, and the National Museum.
Do you like nature?
Vrelo Bosne is a park, there is also a patchwork of lush mini-islands at the cliff-mouth source of the Bosna River. Also, you can come to Vrelo Bosne by horse-carriage along a tree-lined 3km stroll-avenue.
Žuta Tabija is a viewpoint of Sarajevo. It speaks for itself. It’s just magical. You can see all Sarajevo from one point.
Food in Sarajevo?
One word ĆEVAPI. You must try them! Ćevapi are Bosnian specialty, and they are soooo delicious!
Shopping in Sarajevo?
There are some shopping centers, like Sarajevo city center, BBI, or Alta shopping center.
In the end, here are 10 sentences for communication in Bosnia;
- Hello, My name is.. – Ćao, moje ime je..
- I come from.. – Dolazim iz…
- Could you tell me where is the.. ? – Možete li mi reći gdje se nalazi..?
- I would like to order. – Želio/željela bih naručiti..
- How are you? – Kako ste?
- Thank you – Hvala
- You’re welcome – Izvolite, nema na čemu
- Goodbye – Doviđenja
- How much is this? – Koliko košta?
- I would like to pay – Želio/željela bih platiti
In the end, if you have the chance to come to Bosnia, you must visit Sarajevo. It’s a city with a special soul, and special people.