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When walking around the centre of Sarajevo, it is hard to miss this tremendous building.
It is located alongside one of the small central parks and the main pedestrianised street is nearby too. Unfortunately, it was not open at the time of my visit.
Completed in the 1860’s it is one of the largest Serbian orthodox Churches in the Balkans. Located Just a block or so from the Catholic Cathedral, it is wonderfully ornate and photogenic, but you must pay 1 Euro for admission.
During the war the cathedral was covered in wooden plates to protect the exterior as much as possible. Entry for tourists costs 2 Bosnian Marks. No photography is permitted, but the attendant is not very attentive, and there are 2 large pillars which obscure you...More
Walking down the pedestrian lane, I noted this big, beautiful church. I went inside, admired its beautiful icons, said my prayers and moved to visit other Sarajevo's attractions.
Taking pictures inside this church is not allowed. There are staff watching visitors' compliance to this restriction.
So quiet inside and the art is so amazing. Highly recommend seeing it especially because it only cost 2 or 5 marks to get in. Also, there was a cute group of old men that play chess with big pieces on the ground in the...More
The church was the first religious building in the city that wasn't a mosque. The cathedral ended up towering above all of the cities mosques and for many Muslims in the city they didn't think this was right, leading to early protests. The cathedral is...More
The building is impressive. Tall, with it's five domes and baroque church tower, it stands out in the area. There is a lovely garden just outside.
Well the inside is even more magnificent. It is richly decorated and ornate. The stained glass windows stand out...More
Response from marabujor6 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I visited the location without thinking about the schedule at noon and the people around me said it is usually open throughout the day for tourists and people who want to pray and of course, on Sunday mornings for the... More
Hi! I visited the location without thinking about the schedule at noon and the people around me said it is usually open throughout the day for tourists and people who want to pray and of course, on Sunday mornings for the mass and during holidays.