Siege of Sarajevo

The Siege of Sarajevo, lasting from 1992 to 1995, was one of the longest sieges in modern history, during which the city was subjected to intense shelling and sniping. During the Siege of Sarajevo, which lasted for 1,425 days from 1992 to 1995, approximately 11,541 civilians were killed, including 1,601 children. The city endured a daily average of 329 shell impacts, with one of the most devastating incidents occurring on July 22, 1993, when 3,777 projectiles rained down on the capital in a single day. The siege left lasting scars on the city, and today, visitors can witness the remnants of the conflict, explore museums documenting the war, and hear the stories of survivors to gain a deeper understanding of this tragic period in Sarajevo’s history.

War Childhood Museum | Muzej ratnog djetinjstva | Sarajevo

…Discover the Emotional Journey of Childhood During Wartime… View this post on Instagram A post shared by Discover Bosnia & Herzegovina @ lll.ba (@discover_bosnia_herzegovina) Opened in January 2017, the War Childhood Museum is a poignant tribute to the past located within the heart of Sarajevo’s historic city center. Immerse yourself in a unique experience that […]

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Memorial to children killed during the siege of Sarajevo 1992 – 1995 | Spomenik ubijenoj djeci Sarajeva | Sarajevo

The Memorial Monument for the Children of Besieged Sarajevo, located in the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital, Sarajevo, stands as a solemn reminder of the city’s past. Unveiled on May 9, 2009, this memorial is a tribute to the young lives lost during the Siege of Sarajevo. At the core of this monument is

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Pedestrian zone Sarajevo carpet | Sarajevski ćilim | Sarajevo

…Experience Sarajevo’s Cultural Tapestry at Sarajevo carpet Pedestrian Zone… View this post on Instagram A post shared by lll.ba Bosnia & Herzegovina Travel Guide (@discover_bosnia_herzegovina) In mid-2023, a charming pedestrian zone named Sarajevo carpet | Sarajevski ćilim was unveiled, adding a touch of traditional Bosnian culture to the heart of Sarajevo. Symbolizing the rich heritage

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Sarajevo Roses | Sarajevske ruže

“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

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Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide 1992-1995 | Muzej zločina protiv čovječnosti i genocida 1992-1995 | Sarajevo

The Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide 1992-1995 is located in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Bosnian War, which took place from 1992 to 1995. The museum was founded in 2016 and is one of the few museums in the world that deals exclusively

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Tunnel of Hope Museum | Ratni tunel | Sarajevo

Explore the Sarajevo Tunnel of Hope Museum, a powerful symbol of resilience during the Bosnian War’s 1425-day siege. Opened on July 30, 1993, this 720-meter lifeline connected the besieged city with the outside world, ensuring survival by transporting humanitarian aid, food, and supplies. Hand-dug by Bosnian Army soldiers and civilians, the tunnel facilitated the passage of over a million individuals and tons of essential goods daily. Today, the museum offers a poignant journey through history with exhibits and a preserved section of the original tunnel, allowing visitors to witness Sarajevo’s endurance during one of its darkest periods.

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