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Fall of Yugoslavia Sarajevo War Tour

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For history enthusiasts, unpacking the complicated past of the former Yugoslavia is no small task, and to experience this history where it took place is something else altogether. Learn all about this era on a Sarajevo tour, covering the fall of Yugoslavia and Siege of Sarajevo. Visit sights once central to the conflict, including the Yellow Fortress, Sarajevo War Tunnel (entry fee at your own expense,) and Hotel Holiday, where journalists lived during the siege.
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bako777 wrote a review Mar 2020
London, United Kingdom79 contributions56 helpful votes
It is must see and important to watch videos as they tell stories of the people. Definately recommended
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Date of experience: March 2020
2 Helpful votes
Gasthaus69 wrote a review Feb 2020
Alexandria, Virginia78 contributions38 helpful votes
In my opinion this isn't a museum but a photo gallery that tells a story. With that being said it was a very informative way to spend a couple of hours looking at the pictures and watching the films. I had been in Sarajevo many years previously and had heard of the Srebrenica massacre but seeing the pictures and hearing the audio commentary about what occurred and the incidents that lead up to the killings and the aftermath were very powerful. I would highly recommend spending the extra 4 KM (16 total to get in) for the audio guide.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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MitziMarmot wrote a review Feb 2020
Casper, Wyoming1,631 contributions117 helpful votes
This small museum does an excellent job of showing man's inhumanity to man during the war in the 1990s. The audio guide is necessary in order to understand the poignant photographs displayed. Be sure to budget enough time to sit through the entire series of videos being shown. The stories of the wives and mothers are heartbreaking.
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Date of experience: December 2019
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June A wrote a review Feb 2020
Surrey, United Kingdom2,049 contributions594 helpful votes
This important exhibition is a must see anyone wishing to look beyond the surface to the sorrow that lies at the heart of the Bosnian experience and the nation's history. Galerija is the first of it's kind - a memorial gallery to preserve the memory of those who perished in the Srebrenica masacre - all 8372 of them. The exhibition features a range of multi media content to guide the visitor - backed up with an informative audio guide in several langages and is a must see.
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Date of experience: May 2019
Adelaide wrote a review Jan 2020
ACT7 contributions1 helpful vote
This was a very moving gallery. I have to say I knew little of the Massacre beforehand and left feeling quite informed which I wasn’t expecting from an art gallery. I actually didn’t pay for the audio guide and while I am sure it would enhance the experience, I didn’t feel I missed out, but it was the computer map and documentaries that gave the photos context so I would take the time to interact with them (maybe skim the computer map - profound, but it would take I think 1-2 hours to listen to every part, it took me approx 30-40 minutes to listen to information about the first five days - however I was amazed at what I learned). Moving, confronting, this was one of the most amazing things we did in Sarajevo.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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