Popular Destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina
The capital and the largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo is
nestled within the greater Sarajevo Valley of Bosnia. The city is
surrounded by the Dinaric Alps and is situated along the Miljacka River in
the center of South-eastern Europe and the Balkans. Sarajevo is the leading
cultural, social, and political hub of the country. Because of its affluent
and long history of cultural and religious variety, the city is called the
'Jerusalem of Europe.' The city is a living history museum and is replete
with mosques, churches, cathedrals, and government buildings constructed by
the Ottoman Turks and Austria-Hungarians. Some of the major tourist
attractions in Sarajevo include Bascarsija, the National Museum, Serbian
Orthodox Cathedral, and the Gazi Husrey-bey Mosque.
It is a beautiful mid-sized town bisected by the Lasva River. Its historic
affluence manifests in a wide selection of traditional eastern-style
structures and monuments, a 15th-century old town heart, and two Ottoman
clock towers. Travnik boasts slopes of Vlasic Mountain which is now one of
the best skiing, hiking, and Nordic walking spots in the country.
The former host of the Winter Olympics, Jahorina is home to excellent
ski-field drawing snow lovers and summertime hikers. Jahorina is not just a
destination for skiing, it also boasts ancient wonders of the Orlovaca cave
system along with beautiful town of Pale located in the valley below.