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Best historical museum in Sarajevo

This is a very worthwhile place to visit. The city hall itself is a beautiful building. But,the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
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Most beautiful building in Bosnia

Most beautiful building in Bosnia. A must see. Burnt down by serbs in 1996 destroying books... read more

Reviewed March 7, 2018
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Obala Kulina bana, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is a very worthwhile place to visit. The city hall itself is a beautiful building. But,the museum on the bottom floor has all the information you need about the history of Sarajevo. It explains the history of Bosnia, in English, for the various time...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Most beautiful building in Bosnia. A must see. Burnt down by serbs in 1996 destroying books thousands of years old. Rebuild and reopened in its full glory. With an underground museum.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank selmah
Reviewed November 27, 2017

2 buildings 1 legend 🤓 The Vjecnica (Sarajevo City Hall) was constructed in 1892-94 and was built to house the cities local officials, and administrative staff. The City Hall was turned into a National library towards the end of WW2, and remains the biggest and...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank KateOz-13
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

the vijecnica is the most beautiful building in sarajevo. the architecture is amazing. i have visited it twice in the past years. this time i wanted to see the mersad berber exhibition. i paid 10 KM for entrance. the berber collection was impressive and it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank EsN_13
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Sarajevos City Hall, ex National Library, that had been so savagely destroyed by the Serbian barbarians during Bosnia's war for independence and then beautifully reconstructed and reopened on the anniversary of Sarajevo Assasination 2014

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2017

When you come to Sarajevo, you have to visit Vijećnica. It's something special that you shouldn't miss.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 5, 2016

Building is one of the best known symbols of Sarajevo. It was built in Austro-Hungarian times; it was a cultural center (library) and place of Serbian vandalism during the war in Bosnia when they set a fire in the library. World specialists restored it and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Miha P
Reviewed August 26, 2016

My friends told me some words about the war history of Sarajevo and how it was to,live there during the last war and how many buildings have been destroyed. They took us also tomthe City Hall building where we payed a small fee for the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kristian K
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The Town Hall of Sarajevo, comprehensively and painstakingly restored, is not to be missed, especially if you enjoy architecture and history. It has probably been this nice only once, when it was first built. The underground of the building currently hosts a great exhibit about...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Gerard P
Reviewed July 22, 2016

The attraction is an the attraction. So nice and peaceful that must be seen. I did not expect so much beauty and was amazed when we came in. There is no words to present this beauty. Thanks to EU and some members states this beauty...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank JurijKobal
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