Jewish Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo

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Names, photographs, and personal possessions of 12,000 Jewish victims of World War II are kept at Jewish Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina in a 1581 synagogue. Surrounded by bare walls and wooden floors, the site houses an artistic exhibit that outlines the suffering of Bosnia's Jewish population, who were originally expelled from Spain in 1566 and found refuge in Sarajevo. See the synagogue that became a prison after 1941, and find out how this community helped shape the history, art, and culture of their host country until the war ended. Read stories of the volunteers who protected the Jews during their struggle. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Jewish Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina and many more Sarajevo attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Sarajevo vacation generator.
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  • As we walked through this place we were wondering how they raised the funds to rebuild it recently. With only 500 know Jews left in the area, this was a BIG job.  more »
  • This beautiful building holds the story of Jews of Bosnia. With tender loving care, each display tells a story. I particularly liked the display of the Righteous of Bosnia. There were many interesting...  more »
  • Interesting museum in beautifully restored ancient synagogue still used for services once a year. Easy to find in the heart of town.  more »
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  • One of the historic highlights of the city, a must see if you are taking a tour.
  • Very nice museum, must see for tourists.
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