Sacred Heart CathedralCurrently Closed
- Address: Trg Fra Grge Martica 2, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia & Herzegovina
- Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Cathedral
Sacred Heart Cathedral - Review
It wouldn’t be that special a place compared to other European Cathedrals, but thanks to its location in an open square surrounded by cafe’s, restaurants and shops, the Cathedral manages to hold it’s own with its classically Gothic Architecture. Its pretty and serene inside – nothing complicated. Pope John Paul II served mass here in 1997, so that’s one claim to fame. Like practically every building of importance in Sarajevo, it was grossly damaged in the Bosnian War; it’s since been repaired. Walking around the sides of the church, you’ll see the Sarajevo Roses, and remember the lives lost to the siege.
Sacred Heart Cathedral Opening and Closing Hours
- On all Sundays, an English mass is held at 12:00 pm.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Sacred Heart Cathedral
95% of people who visit Sarajevo include Sacred Heart Cathedral in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
36.67% of people start their Sacred Heart Cathedral visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Sacred Heart Cathedral
68.6% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sacred Heart Cathedral
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Sacred Heart Cathedral, Sarajevo Reviews
Central Catholic Church in the old town, part of the neighborhood constructed during Austrian-Hungarian rule. In front of the building is a small square with Saint Pope John Paul II statue. The square also serves as the most common meeting point for young people in Sarajevo.
Must see in Sarajevo! Really beautiful architecture and inside very peaceful! If you are in Sarajevo don't forget this beautiful cathedral!
Beautiful. Free entrance. Also you will see outside one of the "Sarajevo roses" : craters left by fatal mortar strikes that have been filled with red painting.
Well, the design of the place seemed pretty interesting and well, even though I'm not much of a believer myself, the place did give off sort of a holy vibe, if that's the right term to use, I apologize if it isn't.
Whilst a strong and important symbol of the multicultural atmosphere of Sarajevo, the cathedral as such is not that impressive from a (touristic) historical perspective. Neo-Gothic example of 19th century ecclesiastical architecture - nothing special...
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