Sarajevo War Tunnel

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  • Address: Tuneli 1, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +387-33684032
  • Ticket Price: 5 BAM
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Historical Site, War Memorial, Family And Kids, Architecture , Tunnel

About Sarajevo War Tunnel, Sarajevo

A real life war tunnel! How exciting is that? Built during the Bosnian War, and during the Siege of Sarajevo, the tunnel had multiple purposes;

  • It linked a neighbourhood within the siege to one outside.
  • It allowed the city defenders to circumvent the arms embargo.
  • It allowed food and medical supplied into the city.
  • It allowed people to escape into a UN controlled area.
  • Allowed telecommunications to be set up.

The house into which the northern end of the tunnel opened up has been converted into a visit, and it’s one of the country’s most popular attractions. It survived for years and years without any sort of a government support. You’re not allowed to go too deep into the tunnel, the 25 metres allowed is more than enough. There’s a few memorabilia and exhibitions too.

Sarajevo War Tunnel Information

  • Can be a little hard to find.

How To reach Sarajevo War Tunnel by Public Transport

  • Take tram 3 to Ilidza (then switch to Kotorac-bound bus 32).
  • Get off at the last stop, walk across the bridge, then turn immediately left down Tuneli for 500m.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Sarajevo War Tunnel

  • 95% of people who visit Sarajevo include Sarajevo War Tunnel in their plan

  • 70.94% of people start their Sarajevo War Tunnel visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Sarajevo War Tunnel

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Sarajevo War Tunnel

People normally club together Svrzo's House and Vrelo Bosne while planning their visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel.

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Sarajevo War Tunnel, Sarajevo Reviews

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  • Generally speaking it’s ok, very small though. And the public transportation isn’t so convenient but still doable. They don’t accept Euro, but if you tell the cashier you don’t have local currency, he will tell you pay someone else then come back. So we paid the fee that way

  • It's the house of Kolar family. That used as one of the gate of Sarajevo underground tunnel. Constructed during the three years siege of Sarajevo. It helps many people. Now, we just see a view meters of the original lenght. The house is now a also a little museum. The family still live there. We saw videos, and some stuffs from the war.

  • The tunnel is the most important on my way to Balkan due to I realized that United Nations, European Union, NATO are ridiculously toothless institutions. It is sad memorial of last Jugoslavian war.

  • Shown a small sample section of the tunnel, story told mentioned it provided a means of transportation for every essential resources (medicine, food, equipment, etc) for population's survival.

  • If you interested to see how people of Sarajevo survived during the siege you must visit this place

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