Fall of Yugoslavia tour

The siege of Sarajevo – the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina – was the longest siege of a capital city in the history of modern warfare. After being initially besieged by the forces of the Yugoslav People’s Army, Sarajevo was besieged by the Army of Republika Srpska from 5 April 1992 to 29 February 1996 (1,425 days) during the Bosnian War. The city of Sarajevo was under the siege three times longer than Stalingrad and more than a year longer than the siege of Leningrad. During the siege, the people of Sarajevo experienced shortage of food, water, medicine, necessities and atrocities unimaginable for the late 20th century. On this tour you will have an opportunity to find out more about the siege of Sarajevo, fall of Yugoslavia and how Sarajevo proudly managed to keep its title of multi-religious and multi-cultural center of the region.

This activity includes:

  • Tunnel of Hope
  • Passing by the Sniper’s ally
  • Jewish cemetery
  • City view