Travel to Bosnia and Herzegovina! Bosnia and Herzegovina located in Southeast part of Europe and in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula since the most ancient times was the intersection of civilizations – cultures, customs and religions of different people of the world were crossed here.
To the tourist’s look motley east markets, ancient Muslim quarters, synagogues and Orthodox churches, architectural constructions of the Byzantine and Ottoman period open here. The favorite tourist directions are the city of Sarajevo, Mostar, Banja Luka, the Herbalist and Egg. Here in numerous cafes and restaurants it is possible to try dishes of ethnic cuisine, it is simple to take a walk in small streets, examining local sights, to visit the museums and to take place comfortably in one of the first-class hotels.
Here it is possible to restore the health in one of the balneological resorts of Vruchitsa, Foynitsa or Ilidzha which hot and mineral springs make salutary impact on an organism. Here it is possible to play mountain skiing on one of the world centers of alpine skiing tourism – the Yakhoriny mountain or in Sarajevo.
Bosnia and Herzegovina – one of the most ancient intersections of a civilization. The ancient State of Illyria, border between the Western Roman Empire and Byzantium, in VII becomes populated by Slavic tribes, and in 1383 the Turkish occupation of these lands begins, and for four centuries Bosnia gets under the power of the Ottoman Empire, and Sarajevo becomes the capital of protectorate. It is natural that in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina a set of architectural monuments of both the Byzantine, and Ottoman period have remained that did it to one of the centers of tourism of the countries of socialist camp.
The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the city of Sarajevo, is famous for really east color. Here numerous Muslim quarters, synagogues and magnificent gardens are located. On narrow noisy small streets a large number of benches and souvenir little shops is opened. The ancient market of Charshiya and a floor space of Bar-charshiya is considered one of popular sights of Sarajevo. Here you will be able to feel really east atmosphere of the city. Also Golubinaya Square at which you will see hundreds of pigeons enjoys popularity. Milyachk’s river separates Muslim quarters of quarters of other faiths. Through her will throw Kozy Bridge, one of the most ancient city monuments. In Sarajevo various museums from which distinguish the Museum of study of local lore and the Bosnian regional museum are located.
On the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina the set of monuments of both the Ottoman, and Byzantine period has remained that does this country interesting to visit historically. In spite of the fact that war has in the early nineties destroyed considerable part of constructions, the state begins to prosper, creating all new and new opportunities for development of the tourist direction.
Interesting places and sights of Bosnia and Herzegovina are well-known to fans of architectural monuments. In the state capital the city of Sarajevo two unique churches have remained: church of Saints Mikhail and Gabriel, and also the Saint church of the Virgin which has been constructed in 1868. The Jewish museum, the Old synagogue, the Town hall, the Palace of regional management are only a small part of the fact that you can meet on streets of this ancient city. It is no wonder that in all city landscape Muslim motives dominate: in Sarajevo there is a set of mosques which are considered as the real masterpieces of Ottoman architecture.