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Sarajevo War Tunnel, Sarajevo
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During the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, Bosniak forces used Sarajevo War Tunnel to circulate between Sarajevo and the area controlled by the United Nations. Food, weapons, and humanitarian aid were brought to the city secretly through this underground passage, dug entirely by hand right below a war zone. Walk through this 800 m (2,624 ft) tunnel lined with wood, steel, and cables. Experience the moist smell of mud and dust, knowing that those who built it worked in waist-high water and experienced repeated shelling from above. You can ask for a guided tour at the site. Make Sarajevo War Tunnel a centerpiece of your Sarajevo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Sarajevo holiday planner.
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  • The tunnel just 15 metres. Very little exposure. Small territory. Without knowing the language has nothing to do there.
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  • The existence of this tunnel is an important historical fact. Little easy access site, indications little presents. Almost home ' away. There is only the short documentary without commentary that explains the how and why. After that there are 15 meters of tunnel kept and that's all. A little short...
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  • overpriced, short visit..guides strongly politically motivated with very strange and not always logical interpretation of history. In one sentence they told you one thing and when you ask them somethi...  more »