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Vijećnica, Sarajevo

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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4.7/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web
Vijećnica serves as a symbol of the city and is the most representative building from the Austro-Hungarian period that bears witness to the city's historical dramas. It was built between 1892 and 1894 in a pseudo-Moorish style--a blend of Orient and Occident, as the city itself. The most notable feature of its interior is the six-angled hall topped with the glass dome. Notice the painted decorations in the main stairway and the stained-glass window ornamented with floral patterns under the dome. The hall burned down in 1992, and it was officially re-opened after restoration on May 9, 2014. It has housed the National and University Library since 1949. Arrange to visit Vijećnica and other attractions in Sarajevo using our Sarajevo itinerary maker.
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  • The city hall was in fire during the war and through donations it was fully restorated. Photo exhibition and beautiful vitrage inside. Across the river there is a beautiful house- Inat Kuca or Stubbor...  read more »
  • It is located near the tourist center "the city lies with ease, it is very interesting to the architectural level and advise a visit to the country.
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  • Myrick River along the old national library is a beautiful Moorish building appearance. It was Austria Hungary Empire period was built as the City Hall, after the second world war was used as a national library went up in flames in the Bosnian conflict. Today has been restored nicely, but I felt this nation's complex history.
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  • After the re-constructing it looks modern traditional place.aqoustic is perfect. ı wish it would stay a library.
  • One of city marks from austro-hungarian period in new coat
  • Great, historical building. Burnt during the war, frim Serb army shelling. Resurrected even more beautiful. Should be on your must visit list.
  • After all of those renovations this building is modern and a wonderful city landmark.
  • Beautiful architecture. Watch the lights. Changing exhibitions, some artsy, some informational, always great.
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