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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  • It’s hard to believe this happened only 25 years ago. It’s like something from WWI and yet most of the people that experienced it are still alive. Building an 800m tunnel under an airstrip with hand.....  more »
  • The place should have been better presented. The war show were basically photos and videos. You can be easily find similar stuff online. The tunnel is interesting and worth visiting though. The whole....  more »
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  • Affordable entrance fee (remember they only take Bosnian Mark!). Such an interesting exhibition. We were appointed a guide who shared a great deal with us. Definitely worth the trip to learn more about the war. (WC - only 1 and not great)
  • I had been in and out of Sarajevo during the war, and there always rumours about a supposed tunnel that helped to sustain the besieged city. Quite interesting to visit the museum from that perspective. This being said, there is not much of the real tunnel to be seen other than lots of historic pictures, in part with quite detailed and exhaustive descriptions.
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