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Sarajevo War Tunnel

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Tuneli 1 | Ilidža - Donji Kotorac, Sarajevo 71210, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're interested in knowing how Sarajevo made it against an army on their own you should visit this tunnel and see it for your self.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Frank93413
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not easy to get here unless you drive or are with a tour. We took Tram #3 to the end of the line, and then walked about two miles to reach the small neighborhood at the edge of the airport runway. Coming back, we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Important place to visit if you are into history of Bosnia. After reading reviews of others, I conclude that it is better to have a local guide with you. We had one and the whole experience was pleasant and smooth, including video watching and narration...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ros24Dec
Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

Reaching and finding the tunnel is an adventure by itself, without internet or Taxi. impressive to visit such an important remmant of the war. However, the context was quite hard to grasp. The english descriptions were scarce and often misspelled. Some prior background knowledge about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

The museum itself is overpriced as for BiH (you need to pay 10€ for 2 tickets). And for this price you’re getting 20 meters of tunnel and poor war museum (there is much better around). Also they accept only Bosnian cash. Nearby there is a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

There was no clear info or support. The posters were all in Bosnian and the video room we had to figure out by ourselves. The Audio guide required you to figure it yourself and use your phone to connect to their very slow WiFi and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 30, 2018

The Tunnel of Hope was an underground tunnel built by the Bosnian Army to supply the city with food and supplies. The museum is very informative and there is lots of video footage to enjoy too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting place and a must go in Sarajevo. They have a video room to introduce you the story and then you get to go into part of the tunnel.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

Really good information about the tunnel and the seige on Bosnia. We had a tour guide who personally used the tunnel and was very interesting.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank briannonc
Reviewed December 25, 2018

This is a great museum that focuses on the tunnel built during the Bosnian war. There is a great video showing footage of the construction of the tunnel and life of the people in the village where the tunnel was built. There is a photo...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Nomad720194
September 29, 2018|
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Response from mazinhasani | Reviewed this property |
Hi,....the tunnel is very close to the airport. You may take a taxi from your location in Sarajevo for going to the tunnel and ask him to wait for you for the way back , as the entrance of the tunnel is off the main road... More
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April 23, 2017|
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Response from Agnieszka M | Reviewed this property |
Depends, walking through the tunnel, takes a few minutes, but other activities can take some more time. The videos, conversation with the locals e.g. we met one of the builders of the tunnel. So it depends how much you are... More
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cruisindruzin1
Montreal, Canada
WAR Tunnel tour (7 Replies)
Trying to choose between Sarajevo funky tours and Toorico tours for the 1/2 day tour to the war tunnels. Please help me decide.
May 14, 2018|
Response fromcruisindruzin1|
They both are complete tours. Just wondering if anyone has taken either and what their thoughts are.
cruisindruzin1
Montreal, Canada
War Tunnel tour (2 Replies)
We would like to do the tunnel tour but wonder which company has the most comprehensive tour. It's confusing because there is such a wide price range and tours last from 2-5 hours. Which company would you recommend for this tour? Many thanks.
July 18, 2017|
Response fromFlydrivehike|
We went with Meetbosnia.com and the tour was amazing. Best to reach him by phone. The length depends on whether it is just the tunnel or a complete war tour including a visit to the bobsled track and other historic points. The longer tour is definitely a better experience imo.
VinoKatt
Seattle
One Day in Sarajevo? (3 Replies)
Hi, I would appreciate advice. My boyfriend and I are planning a trip with 3 or 4 nights in Bucharest [1 full day trip], 1 night in Brasov, 5 nights in Belgrade [3 full day trips] and 2 or 3 nights in Sarajevo. If we do 4 nights in Bucharest, we would only have 2 nights [1 full day] in Sarajevo. Do you think it is possible to see Bascarsija, Gallery 11/07/95, the Latin Bridge, The Eternal Flame and the Sarajevo War Tunnel in one day? Thanks, Katt
June 14, 2016|
Response fromoedipamaas41|
You can see the first 5 but fitting the tunnel in on the same day might be tough. It's a tough decision. On the one hand Bucharest is a much larger city and therefore can probably use the time to explore it. On the other hand, Sarajevo is a much more immediately charming city, and if I had to pick I'd put the extra night in Sarajevo.