Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina is home to rivers and lakes, medieval villages, and the rocky Dinaric Alps. Sarajevo, the capital of the country, has a beautifully preserved old quarter – Baščaršija, with landmarks such as 16th-century Gazi Husrev-bey Mosque. Visitors will most definitely remember the country for its quiet, deep human warmth as well as the beautiful mountains and its numerous medieval castle ruins, cascading rafting rivers, waterfalls in its mostly mountainous landscapes.

Bosnia and Herzegovina offer many beautiful scenic rivers and lakes, picturesque medieval villages, and the dramatically rocky Dinaric Alps. Sarajevo offers a well-protected Old Quarter and many breath-taking examples of exquisite landmark architecture. Visit the 15th-century Baščaršija to experience the atmosphere of the old bazaar, and to admire the historical and cultural center of the city. With that, there are also sites of the more recent history, including those associated with the 1990s civil war. Such as The Gallery 11/07/95 that displays a permanent exhibition of photography, audio, and video testimonies that create an impactful memorial to the notorious Srebrenica massacre.

Sarajevo and Mostar feature distinctive Turkish-era architecture, vibrant arts scene, traditional-style restaurants, and quirky bars. The country’s rural wilderness owns magnificent medieval castles, beautiful mountains, majestic cascading waterfalls, and rivers that offer plenty of water-based recreational activities. You must visit the famous Stari Most in Mostar’s Old Town, and take a stroll along with its historic swooping arch structure. For a unique experience, visit the quaint town of Medjugorje, which is famous for the sighting of a Virgin Mary apparition.

Take advantage of the country’s stunning mountainous landscapes and winding rivers. Admire the impressive Kravice Waterfall that plummets 25m into a gorgeous emerald-colored pool. The idyllic beauty spot is the perfect location to enjoy timeout from the vibrant cities. If you’re feeling active, you can join a river rafting expedition. History and culture lovers can learn all about Bosnia and Herzegovina’s rich heritage at the Ostrožac Fortress. The photogenic castle flaunts genuine Gothic architecture and ramparts and towers that you can explore. There is also a manor house situated in the grounds.

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