Srebrenica Genocide Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Bosnia & Hercegovina

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Visit to Srebrenica town is a unique tour itself. A story about small industrial town, known for highly developed industry employing more that 12000 people before the war 1992-1995 and specially, among others, mining of silver (in Bosnian silver means srebro, after which the town was named) changed to a story about a town that has gone trough suffer and betrail, and genocide that marked it in modern history. Today, Srebrenica is a place of drastically lower population of brave returnees, stuck in time, and a place of grief for the past times. Remembering Srebrenica and honoring the victims is crucial to nowadays population, gives them strenght to live back in their homes, together with Serbs. You wil get to see authentic war pictures, personal things of murdered found in mass graves, to walk in scary rooms of torturing of the former accumulator factory and to meet survivors and hear their heart-stopping narratives. The tour is also moslty often lead by young war survivors.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Srebrenica Genocide Memorial, Srebrenica, Republika SrpskaThis quiet small town in east Bosnia called Srebrenica, together with villages nearby such as Potočari, is unfortunately known to the world for the massacre that happened back in 1995. Men were separated from their wifes and children, and were asked to give away their weapons since they were promised to be evacuated to closest safe zone. Instead, more than 8000 of them they were cruelly murdered in just couple of days. This was the biggest genocide after WWII, and lots of the victims are still not burried. 20 years later, mass graves with new victims are still being discovered. This memorial cemetery is a place of grief and giving the honor to the inocent victims. Srebrenica tour is an interesting historical,religious and political overview of the war and nowadays life. The tour includes a visit to Genocide Memorial, accumulator factory as the place of excruciation of Muslim population and gallery, town of Srebrenica, and gives You the opportunity to meet and hear the stories of survivors. Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Professional tour guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

What’s not included