Sarajevo meeting of cultures.
Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina and is called the European Jerusalem where you find all cultural and religious sacraments in extend of 50 meters. You can see Old Orthodox Church and it’s museum, one of the oldest churches in Sarajevo. This church is pilgrimage. The most recognizable landmark of Sarajevo is Sebilj, wooden fountain located on Baščaršija square. The legend says that drinking water from here means that You will come back in Sarajevo surely again. You will find oldest street in Sarajevo, and walk through Baščaršija. Baščaršija is the main square constructed in 15th century. Expect to find oldest mosque in Sarajevo, and biggest mosque known as Gazi Husrev-bey. Recommendation is to drink Bosnian coffee and Sacher cake in this place where east cultures meet west cultures. Walk through the oldest shopping center in Sarajevo “Bezistan” – old bazaar from Ottoman period. Sarajevo City Hall is the most beautiful Austro-Hungarian-era building. From 1949 the building became the National Library. The building now houses the national and university libraries, the city council, and a museum. Nearby the most beautiful mosque in Europe, mosque of Gazi Husrev-bey find unique Clock Tower famous by showing totally unusual time for XX century. After spot that says “Sarajevo meeting of cultures” you will continue in direction of modern part of Sarajevo connected to arrival of Habsburg monarchy. Sarajevo walking tour shows Cathedral and statue of Pope John Paul II who visited Bosnia two times. Learn about the Sarajevo roses and famous people that lived in Sarajevo, and the famous Latin Bridge, Franz-Ferdinand˙s assassination site.