Bosnia & Hercegovina attractions

Top Choice Bridge in Mostar

Stari Most

The world-famous Stari Most (meaning simply 'Old Bridge') is Mostar's indisputable visual focus. Its pale stone magnificently reflects the golden glow of sunset or the tasteful night-time floodlighting. The bridge's…
Top Choice Waterfall in Hercegovina

Kravica Waterfall

There's a slightly unreal Disney-esque quality to this outstanding natural attraction, where the Trebižat River plummets in a broad 25m-high arc into an emerald pool. In spring, this gorgeous mini-Niagara pounds its…
Top Choice Museum in Sarajevo

War Childhood Museum

This affecting museum had its genesis in a 2013 book curated by Jasminko Halilović, in which he asked a simple question of survivors of the Sarajevo siege: 'What was a war childhood for you?' Of the hundreds of repl…
Top Choice Museum in Sarajevo

Galerija 11/07/95

This gallery uses stirring photography, video footage and audio testimonies of survivors and family members to create a powerful memorial to the 8372 victims of the Srebrenica massacre, one of the most infamous even…
Top Choice Architecture in Sarajevo

Sarajevo City Hall

A storybook neo-Moorish striped facade makes the triangular Vijećnica (1896) Sarajevo's most beautiful Austro-Hungarian–era building. Seriously damaged during the 1990s siege, it finally reopened in 2014 after labor…
Top Choice Cable Car in Sarajevo

Sarajevo Cable Car

Reopened in 2018 after being destroyed during the war, Sarajevo's cable car once again shuttles people on a nine-minute ride, climbing 500m to a viewpoint 1164m up on Mt Trebević. From here it's a short walk to the …
Cemetery in Eastern Bosnia

Srebrenica-Potočari Memorial Centre

Based in and around the derelict battery factory that served as the Potočari UN base, this memorial centre incorporates a major display entitled Srebrenica Genocide – The Failure of the International Community. Howe…
Fortress in Una River Valley

Ostrožac Fortress

Ostrožac is one of Bosnia's most photogenic castles, a spooky Gothic place high above the Una Valley up 3km of hairpins towards Cazin. There's plenty to explore from various epochs, ramparts to walk, towers to climb…
Islamic Site in Blagaj

Blagaj Tekke

Forming Blagaj's signature attraction, the centrepiece of this complex of traditional stone-roofed buildings is a very pretty half-timbered dervish house with wobbly rug-covered floors, carved doorways, curious nich…
Bridge in Višegrad

Mehmed Pasha Sokolović Bridge

Built in 1571 and named after the grand vizier who commissioned it, this glorious 11-arch bridge is the only structure in Bosnia confirmed as being designed by Mimar Sinan, chief architect for the Ottoman Empire. Th…