Understanding Srebrenica Genocide - Day tour from Sarajevo
The Srebrenica massacre, also known as the Srebrenica genocide was the July 1995 genocide of more than 8,000 Bosniaks, mainly men and boys, in and around the town of Srebrenica during the Bosnian War. The killings were perpetrated by units of the Bosnian Serb Army of Republika Srpska (VRS) under the command of Ratko Mladić. You will be able to understand the fall of Yugoslavia, how and why the massacre happened.
per adult from
8 to 10 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Driver/Tourist Guide
- Air-conditioned vehicle
- WiFi on board
- Hotel pick-up service (if required by guests who stay out of the Old Town of Sarajevo)
- Hotel drop-off at the end of the tour
- Bottled water
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Srebrenica Genocide Memorial, Potocari, Srebrenica 75430 Bosnia and Herzegovina
The city of Srebrenica is located around two and a half hours from the city of Sarajevo. While you are able to enjoy the scenery we will start our presentation with detailed stories, chronologically ordered so you are able to understand a complex matter of "Yugoslav wars" which is crucial for your understanding of Srebrenica genocide. Our first stop is in front of battery factory, used by UN forces during the war in Bosnia. In previous headquarters of the Dutch battalion is now located one of the most modern museums in Bosnia and Herzegovina, “Museum of Srebrenica Genocide”. There we will be meeting the curator and experience first-hand story about the survival in Srebrenica enclave. Museum is equipped with multimedia facilities with selection of movies, that will help you understand events that led to the worst massacre in Europe since World War II. From Museum of Srebrenica Genocide, we continue to Memorial room, where you will be able to hear the stories of the victims which were made by a local journalist. Victims that were found and identified are resting at Memorial cemetery. Once we visited Potocari Memorial Centre, we continue our journey to the city of Srebrenica. Once the industrial leader in the area is now a ghost city. Srebrenica is also the location for the lunch, as there are not a lot of restaurants nearby Potocari Memorial Centre.
Duration: 4 hours
Departure Point :BBI Center, Trg djece Sarajeva 1, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel in Sarajevo
Departure Time :8:00 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.