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. Arrange to visit Sarajevo War Tunnel and other attractions in Sarajevo using our Sarajevo road trip site .
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  • A must see place to get a perspective of Sarajevo's only link to an uncaring outside world. A man made lifeline of hope. A guide is worthwhile.  more »
  • One of the batter stories of the Sarajevo struggle against Serbs. I strongly recommend you to see. Before you enter a documentary about 20 minutes with the barcode is shown, it is better to start the tour by watching it. It's a little outside the city but I don't think you should jump. The location is very convenient.
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  • It is worth visiting the tunnel of hope or life as you wish to call. It draws attention to the horrors of war, the structure is simple, has a video showing several real scenes filmed by those who lived those moments. You visit a little bit of the tunnel just to get an idea of how food, weapons and etc were entered into the city besieged by the Serbs.
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  • What an amazing place to see. The courage of people is amazing. You can see so much of the story of how the tunnel came about and there is a reconstruction for you to walk through (the original is closed as it goes under the airport). Many original items to see and reconstructed areas and rooms.
  • Surely one of, maybe the, most important places/objects for Sarajevo during the aggression from '92 to' 95. It gives you something real, awakens the feelings, sadness, but also a taste of human power, will to survive...it is a MUST if you are in Sarajevo
  • Small but great site with lots of information about Sarajevo siege. Recommend!
  • An interesting exhibit, although quite a few of the information panels weren't in English.
  • Very good historical information and heartfelt story about 2 lovers
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