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In September 2008 we explored Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as Southern Croatia. The trip started with 4 nights in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The city is surrounded by the Dinaric Alps and situated at the river Miljacka, which divides it into a northern and a southern half.
In 1914 Sarajevo was the site of the assassination of Franz Ferdinand, which was the beginning of the first world war. During the recent war in the 1990's the city suffered an almost 4 year long siege and some of the scars are still very visible.
Due to its large religious and historic diversity, Sarajevo offers a wide range of architectural styles as well as religious buildings. At present (Autumn 2010) where I have visited most bigger cities in the former Yugoslavian countries, I can say that Sarajevo is one of the places which has impressed me the most.
"How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains."
--- John Muir ---
- Pros:Wide range of architectural styles; friendly people; yummy cevapi.
- Cons:No public transport from the airport to the city centre.
- In a nutshell:Lively heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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