A Few Common Questions

What's the best time of year to visit Sarajevo?

The best time to visit Bosnia-Herzegovina is May, June and early September, when the heat fades and the hiking is idyllic. February and March are great for winter activities, as the sun is out and the days are longer than in midwinter.

Do I need passport or visa to enter the country?

Bosnia and Herzegovina welcomes thousands of tourists every year. If you want to visit Bosnia, click the following link to check if you need a visa: https://visaguide.world/europe/bosnia-herzegovina-visa/

What are some basic facts about Sarajevo?

Sarajevo had the first tram in Europe, the second in the World. Sarajevo was first to have water supply network in 1400s. Sarajevo's event triggered the World War 1. Sarajevo held the Winter Olympic games in 1984. Sarajevo siege is the longest siege in modern hsitory.

Where should I go in Sarajevo?

Sarajevo is a very historically significant city, its landmarks come with a story so it is recommended taking a walking tour of Sarajevo on your arrival. You can check some of Sarajevo's attractions on the Homepage.

What major event happened in Sarajevo?

The event in Sarajevo was the catalyst for the outbreak of World War I. Additionally, in the 1990s, Sarajevo suffered through the longest siege in modern history.
the city of Sarajevo
In 1540, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina received the first shopping center that still exists today, it is a bezistan.

Language

Bosnian language is standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian pluricentric language mainly used by ethnic Bosniaks. Bosnian is one of three such varieties considered official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina, along with Croatian and Serbian. It is also an officially recognized minority language in Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Kosovo.

What's Bosnia's currency?

The official currency of Bosnia and Herzegovia is the convertible mark (BAM).

Time zone

Central European Standard Time (GMT+1)