500 years of history in Sarajevo - Free Walking Tour

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Timam
Registered on June 18, 2022

I'm a Genetics and Bioengineering student with great knowledge about my hometown and country. I'm very communicative and I love talking to tourists in order to teach them the things I know but also to learn about their culture. I worked as an intern at a local tourist agency in Sarajevo and learned a lot about my home but I often do my own research to find out new things. My English is fluent so language isn't an obstacle for me. I'm also learning some German and Italian in order to provide a better experience for non-English speakers. I decided to start touring by myself with the acquired knowledge hoping to bring Sarajevo and all of Bosnia and Herzegovina closer to our foreign guests so they'd have the best memories of it

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Come with me to explore the wonders of Sarajevo and its 500+ years of history.
The Jerusalem of Europe is much more than the capital of an unknown Balkanic country. It is the place where East meets West, where Christianity meets Islam, and where capitalism meets socialism.
Our tour starts in the bustling streets of the Old town with the beautiful Sebilj fountain, from where we walk through the main street on which the stunning places of worship reside. We visit the spot of the infamous 1914 assassination that sparked I World War and walk alongside the old bridges over Miljacka to the breathtaking City Hall and House of Spite. The last stop is the Yellow Fortress, the most beautiful viewpoint of Sarajevo where you see an astonishing panorama of the whole city.

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  • Meeting point:
    Baščaršija, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia an...
    Baščaršija, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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    Sebilj fountain on Pigeon Square with my black backpack and black umbrella.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Simon 15 Sep 2022

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Travelled alone - Sep 2022
Timam is an excellent tour guide who knows his city very well. His ability to deliver the historical facts of the city in a vivid manner makes the tour very enjoyable. Timam is also willing to adapt the tour to personal needs. Thanks a lot.
Jessica 22 Aug 2022
London

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2022
Timam was a great guide! We were a small group so he could personalise the tour to us and answer all our questions. The layout of the tour was thought through and ended with a spectacular view of the city.
Zohar 02 Aug 2022
Tiberias

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Travelled alone - Aug 2022
Timam is a smart, interesting, communicative and in general really nice to talk to and listen to. We talked about everything from history to now days politics and philosophical views on them. I do recommend taking the morning your since some of the sites were already close.
Manon 22 Jul 2022
Lyon

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2022
Timam was a perfect guide, very knowlegable about Sarajevo’s history, from the Ottoman’s time until now. We loved our tour and especially at the end his food recommandation ! Thanks Timam !
GREGORY 19 Jul 2022
Zakopane

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Travelled in family - Jul 2022
Timam was very good prepared for touring around city, all we need to know and more ! So I definitely recommend Timam, all questions we asked was solved. Thanks good experience for us !
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
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