Highlights of Bosnia and Herzegovina
The country is known for its stunning natural landscapes, including mountains, rivers, and lakes. Places like the historic city of Mostar, the Plitvice Lakes National Park, and the capital Sarajevo attract tourists from around the world. Bosnia and Herzegovina has a rich cultural heritage influenced by various civilizations throughout history, including the Ottoman Empire and Austro-Hungarian Empire. The diverse cultural and architectural styles are reflected in its mosques, churches, and historical sites. Modern day Bosnia is largely shaped by its Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian influenced history. This is reflected in the country's architecture. Baščaršija Bazaar in Bosnia's capital Sarajevo comprises several structures built by the Ottomans when they ruled the country for over 300 years. The bazaar is a major tourist destination and an important landmark along the Miljacks River. You'll be able to learn about life during the conflict at the Sarajevo War Tunnel museum. The tunnel was constructed under the Sarajevo airport to link the city with the outside world.