“Sarajevo Rose” is one of the memorial monuments in remembrance of the civilians killed in Sarajevo during the siege of the city from 1992 to 1995.
During the siege of Sarajevo, which lasted for 1425 days, 11,541 civilians were killed, including 1,601 children. It is a horrifying fact that on July 22, 1993, 3,777 projectiles fell on the capital city in a single day.
On average, Sarajevo was daily hit by 329 grenades. These left marks on the asphalt or buildings in the city. These marks filled with red color, symbolizing the spilled blood of those who lost their lives while waiting in line for water or playing carefree.