Things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a South East European country, which has a number of historical buildings and monuments in and around the country. There are many things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina, apart from visiting different places. Few such things are mentioned below.

Sarajevo Tunnel Museum

Visiting Sarajevo Tunnel Museum is one of the things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This tunnel was constructed by the citizens of Sarajevo, who were de linked from the city by the Serbian forces. This was done in order to establish link between Dobrinja and Butmir. Now this has been converted into a museum, which is open for public viewing on all weekdays. This tunnel was used to access the airport and also for ferry services during war. The tunnel is actually located in a garden, of a house, so you need not fear when you visit the tunnel museum.

Old Bridge Museum

This is actually an old bridge that is built over the River Neretva. The old bridge was built 427 years ago, but recently it was again reconstructed and was open to visitors again from 23rd July, 2003. There is a museum that is there beside the old bridge, which has a number of items on display that was used by the people of the country. It also reflects about the history of the place and also the culture of that time.

Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque

Visiting Gazi Husrev Beg Mosque is one of the other famous things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This building is one of the most important Islamic structure and is regarded as one of the world's finest architecture, that of the Ottoman Era. This mosque is located in the neighborhood of Bascarsija and is one of the most popular centers for offering prayers, in the country.

Cathedral of Holy Mother of God

This church is not only built for worship and for Roman Catholics, but it is a regarded as a shrine that was built as a mark of appreciation. It is said that this shrine was built after the local priests was requested by a lady on the hill top, to built a chapel, at the place where she was seen, by the priests.

Vrelo Bosna

Visiting Vrelo Bosna is one of the other things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is a mountain spring, which is located in Bosna River. Vrelo means source that is why it is named as Vrelo Bosna. There is a wonderful park surrounding the spring and a beautiful bridge is also built over the spring. The water flows down the mountain and a pool is formed. If you are hungry, then you can enjoy some quick bites from the restaurant, that is made up of glass and the prices of food items are pretty less. There is a park and playground for children also. You can also enjoy hiking inside and have a look at the entire place.

Apart from the ones mentioned above, the other things to do in Bosnia and Herzegovina are given below.

  1. Skiing
  2. Hiking
  3. Ski Jumping
  4. Cycling
  5. Touring the city by bus