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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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  • Very interesting museum, but you need to take a taxi to go there (and, better if the taxi wait for you) 
  • We did this tour with a group. It was very interesting and sad at the same time. It put into perspective how difficult it was for the residents of Sarajevo during the war. Well constructed, video inte...  more »
  • The tunnel is a sad but essential to understand the war in Serbia-Bosnia. A site of recent history.
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