Tours in Sarajevo
The capital of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina - one ofthe most beautiful cities in the Balkans. Bright and colorful, like a gypsy shawl, Sarajevo city like Jerusalem and the Israeli and the Turkish Istanbul, Dubrovnik and Croatian. Ottoman mosque side by side here with the Orthodox churches and the rest on the thermal springs can be alternated with downhill skiing in the Dinaric Alps. Book tours in Sarajevo there is no need in advance - the city is not very popular with tourists, but appreciate its charm is more and more willing to every year.
The first person parking there were aboutFive thousand years ago, during the Neolithic period, then the various Balkan tribes founded their settlements in the valley. City Vrhbosnoy they began in the middle of the XIII century, when the Slavs finally settled on the banks of the river Bosna. Two hundred years on the Balkans swept by plague and the Ottoman Turks conquered Bosnia. Renamed the city of Sarajevo, the Muslims began to build a mosque and preach Islam. Until the XIX century the city remained Turkish, it destroyed the war and earthquakes.
Sarajevo often appeared in the first linesnews world-wide. It was here in 1914, he was assassinated Archduke Ferdinand, resulting in the First World War. In 1984, participants of the tours in Sarajevo could watch the competitions during the Winter Olympic Games, and in the early 90s of last century, the town, like the whole of Bosnia, a few years shook the terrible civil war.
Briefly about the importance
- Choosing a time to travel to Sarajevo, it is important to studydetailed weather forecast for the city. The climate is temperate continental, with warm summers, cool winters and quite distinct seasons. Most precipitation falls from April to July and from September to November. The best time to travel to Sarajevo in August or March, when the thermometer will show a +26 and +12 respectively.
- Sarajevo International Airport issouthwest at six kilometers from the center. Direct flights from Russian cities here yet, but the flight with a connection in one of the European capitals not seem tedious. From the airport to the city it is easiest to take a taxi - it is very expensive in Sarajevo.
- When choosing a hotel, you should not rely onstars, because the local hotels their understanding of the standards. It is better to study the feedback from previous guests. Many hotels provide their customers with a free shuttle service to and from the airport.