Sarajevo Tunnel Of Hope Museum Tour

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Overview

Join this tour to find about the times when the city of Sarajevo was under siegewhich lasted for 4 years, from 1992 to 1996. This professionally guided, 2-hour tour takes you through an intense experience through which you will conjure up the experience of the citys population during the turbulent war times and the resistance through which this fight was fought. After hotel pick-up, the tour will take you to the entrances to the tunnel, which are below buildings. On the Dobrinja side, under an apartment building, and on the Butmir side underneath a private family home. The private home is now the Tunnel of Hope Museum which displays a number of articles from the war, photographs, and video recordings of war scenery. You will get to visit and explore the museum after the experience.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Hotel pickup included

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800 meters of tunnel, 800 meters of hope

The Tunnel of Hope was the only way in and out of the city of Sarajevo. Built under the Sarajevo Airport Runway, it was the only means of supplies for the citizens of the city. Hundreds of citizens would walk through and many would die as it was surrounded by the Serbian Army Forces.

The entrances to the tunnel are below buildings. On the Dobrinja side, under an apartment building, and on the Butmir side underneath a private family home. The private home is now the Tunnel of Hope Museum which displays a number of articles from the war, photographs, and video recordings of war scenery.

The tunnel was constructed manually by the Bosnian Army and volunteering citizens. The workers exchanged shifts during the digging process which was carried out through the entire 24 hours of the day. They were awarded with a package of cigarettes; which were priced high during the times. The tunnel was built within 4 months due to continuous work manual work, digging with shovels and transferring earth with wheelbarrows.

This tour will give you an intense experience through which you will conjure up the experience of the citys population during the turbulent war times and the resistance through which this fight was fought.

Inclusions for Sarajevo Tunnel Of Hope Museum Tour

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Fuel surcharge
  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges

Exclusions for Sarajevo Tunnel Of Hope Museum Tour

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Flat shoes are recommended

A camera is recommended

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Not wheelchair accessible

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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