Things to Do in Bosnia and Herzegovina

5 Things to Do in Bosnia and Herzegovina

On the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina, many monuments of both the Ottoman and Byzantine periods have been preserved, which makes this country interesting to visit in historical terms. Despite the fact that the war in the early 90s destroyed a significant part of the buildings, the state begins to flourish, creating more and more new opportunities for the development of tourist destinations.

Interesting places and sights of Bosnia and Herzegovina will be known to lovers of architectural monuments.

1. EVALUATE THE DIVERSITY OF CULTURES ON VERHADIA STREET

The long pedestrian street symbolically begins from the eastern bazaar of Bashcharshiya Square, takes the tourist past the houses of the Austro-Hungarian era and ends at the Eternal Flame. This street is the capital thing, filled with fashionable shops, street cafes and souvenir shops.

2. LEARN THE SECRETS OF THE TITO BUNKER

After demilitarization and removal of secrecy from the Tito shelter, equipped in a cave, tourists got access to the holy of holies of the anti-nuclear bunker. The military along the long corridor conducts everyone in a kind of time machine the furniture and equipment of the first half of the 50s are preserved here.

3. GET TO KNOW THE FATE OF THE CAPTAIN’S TOWER IN BIHAC

At first glance, this is the usual old tower, the rest of the garrison. Its exact age is unknown, the estimated time of construction XIII century. There is a local legend about the Hungarian king, who was saved within its walls from his pursuers. The grateful monarch declared Bihac a free trade zone.

4. LOOK AT JUMPING FROM THE OLD BRIDGE

For nearly five centuries, the old bridge in the Bosnian city of Mostar has connected the banks of the Neretva River. A curved stone arch served as an adornment of the city from the 16th century and exactly until the beginning of the Yugoslav war the bridge collapsed during a tank attack. It was restored according to drawings in 2004.

5. HAVE A PICNIC AT THE KRAVICE WATERFALL

Kravice waterfall is an unusual point on the map of the country. It is born from the waters of the river Trebizhat, measuredly carrying its waters, either underground or through a picturesque forest. At some point, the trees end abruptly, the river splits into streams and makes a treacherous leap from the rocks located in a semicircle the waterfall splitting into many streams turns into a large openwork curtain.

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Nadja Kovačević
Nadja Kovačević
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