11 Sights in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 11 sights are available in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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1. Inat kuća

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Inat kuća Pudelek (Marcin Szala) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Inat House is a facility in Sarajevo not far from Baščaršija, which was originally built in a place where the City Hall was built and currently standing on the other side of the Miljacka River. In order to build the building of the City Hall on the Mustaj-Pashin Mejdan 1892-1894. It was necessary to knock down two hans and one private house. Hans were demolished, while the owner of the old Benderry demanded that the fee was paid to the ducat's bag, and in addition to the house was transferred, Ćerpić by Ćerpić, on the other coast of Miljacka, opposite the Hall. Thus, it was done, and due to the inanata of the house owner is called in the house. Today, the inat house is used as a restaurant with traditional Bosnian cuisine.

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2. Umjetnička galerija Bosne i Hercegovine

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The National Gallery of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a national gallery of art in Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in Sarajevo. The gallery was established on October 11, 1946, and contains over 6000 pieces of art. Its main focus are the works of Bosnian and Herzegovinian interest. The gallery was open and held exhibitions during the whole period of the siege of Sarajevo and the Bosnian war in 1992-1995. However, afterwards it received considerably less funding due to the failure of the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina to recognize the gallery as a national institution.

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3. Muzej ratnog djetinjstva

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The War Childhood Museum is a historical museum in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina that opened in January 2017. The museum presents the experiences of children who lived through the war in Bosnia, told through objects, video testimonies, and excerpts from oral histories. The 2018 Council of Europe Museum Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in the museum industry, was awarded to the War Childhood Museum as part of the 2018 European Museum of the Year Award.

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4. Džamija Ferhadija

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Ferhadija Mosque, also known as Ferhat Pasha Mosque, is a central building in the city of Sarajevo built by Bosnian Sanjak-bey (governor) Ferhad-beg Vuković, a descendant of the famous mediaeval Vuković-Desisalić family. This mosque has one dome above the prayer area and three small domes at the cloister and is one of the greatest achievements of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s 16th century Ottoman and Islamic architecture.

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5. Muzej književnosti i pozorišnih umjetnosti Bosne i Hercegovine

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Museum of Literature and Theater Arts of Bosnia and Herzegovina is a literary art museum in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was established under the name Museum of Literature of Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1961 on the idea of then curator of literary collections in the Museum of Sarajevo, writer Razija Handžić, the future director. In 1970, the Theater Department was founded and added to the Museum of Literature.

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6. Sarajevska sahat-kula

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The Sarajevo Clock Tower is a clock tower in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located beside Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque and is the tallest of 21 clock towers built in the country at 30 m. The clock shows lunar time, in which the hands indicate 12 o'clock at the moment of sunset, the time of the Muslim Maghrib prayer. A caretaker sets the clock's time manually once a week.

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7. Vijećnica

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Vijećnica I would appreciate being notified if you use my work outside Wikimedia. More of my work can be found in my personal gallery. / CC BY 3.0

Sarajevo City Hall, known as Vijećnica, is located in the city of Sarajevo. It was designed in 1891 by the Czech architect Karel Pařík, but criticisms by the minister, Baron Béni Kállay, caused him to stop working on the project. It was initially the largest and most representative building of the Austro-Hungarian period in Sarajevo and served as the city hall.

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8. Katedrala Srca Isusova

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The Sacred Heart Cathedral is a Catholic church in Sarajevo; commonly referred as the Sarajevo Cathedral, it is the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is the seat of the Archbishop of Vrhbosna, currently Cardinal Vinko Puljić, and center of Catholic worship in the city. The Cathedral is located in the city's Old Town district.

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9. Sebilj

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A sebil or sabil is a small kiosk in the Islamic architectural tradition where water is freely dispensed to members of the public by an attendant behind a grilled window. The term is sometimes also used to refer to simple unmanned fountains with a tap for drinking water, though other names often exist for such fountains.

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10. Aškenaška sinagoga

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Sarajevo Synagogue is Sarajevo's primary and largest synagogue and is located on the south bank of the river Miljacka. It was constructed in 1902 and remains the only functioning synagogue in Sarajevo today.

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11. Gazi Husrev-begova džamija

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The gazihusrev-beg of the mosque of the hourglass, or just the mosque of the hourglass, is one of the most striking hourglass Islamic buildings in the Balkans because of its size and appeal. Built in 1531.

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