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Places To Visit In Bosnia And Herzegovina: A paradise in Balkans

By Shanmugam - July 28, 2020
Places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina were earlier recognised as one of the few countries that see a lot of war. Don’t be scared! Things are back to normalcy. These war scenes are something that took place in the 90s. Located in the southeast peninsular of Balkans, Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the less crowded tourist spots in the world. If in case you’re looking for some offbeat destination to visit, then you should consider Bosnia and Herzegovina. The destination is not quite famous because of the nearby countries like Serbia, Croatia and Montenegro. But don’t underestimate the destination just because it doesn’t allure many tourists. There is so much to do and there are a lot of places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Before jumping into the main content of the blog lets see some of the top reasons why you should consider visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina for your next international vacation.

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Places To Visit In Bosnia And Herzegovina
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Why Bosnia and Herzegovina?

Wondering why Pickyourtrail is suggesting you visit Bosnia and Herzegovina? Here is a list of pointers why you should consider Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina is one of the few countries that are untouched by tourism
  • There are a plethora of nature connecting and tranquil places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • You can make a budget-friendly vacation since the destination is secluded away from tourism
  • People in Bosnia and Herzegovina are friendly and accommodating.
  • Tucked with a lot of surprising and jaw-dropping antiquated streets.
  • You can explore and take instagrammable pictures in the massive ancient castle.

Let’s unwrap the best places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina

To make it simple and easy, Pickyourtrail has listed down the top places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  1. Blagaj
  2. Sarajevo
  3. Mostar
  4. Travnik
  5. Kravice Falls
  6. Jajce
  7. Prokoško Lake

1.Blagaj

Surprised why Blagaj tops the list? Don’t think so hard! We have listed it in the first place because it ranks first alphabetically. Just kidding! PYT has listed it in the first place because it is one of the most picturesque places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina. What makes the places so picturesque is that it has a lake that cascade through the 1590s Dervish monastery. Ensure, you carry a good camera so that you can click amazing instagrammable pictures. Not located far away from Mostar, you can spend your day here by exploring the well preserved Ottoman and Dervish remnants. This beautiful village-town is one of the best places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

2.Sarajevo

Sarajevo is an astounding capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. A trip to this place is something like going on an unending dream. It is one of the very few destinations in the world that makes you feel satisfied after seeing its beauty. Ensure to add this place to your bucket list. Though Sarajevo has got few advancements, still, the city has a strong traditional influence. You can see a lot of buildings that are constructing using old techniques. Arched bridges, city parks, museums of modern art are some of the best places to visit in Sarajevo. Moreover, if you are a foodie then you should taste the traditional dishes of Sarajevo in the local eateries.

Places To Visit In Bosnia And Herzegovina
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3.Mostar

Mostar is one of the most attracted tourist city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Moreover, it is one of the best places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina. What makes this place so special is that scenic arched Old Bridge. The bridge was built using the brick of Ottoman. Old Bridge will certainly throb your heart with its beauty. Moreover, it is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The astounding Neretva adds even more beauty to this bridge. Also, the antiquated streets of Mostar are just picture perfect. Go on a walking tour right after sunset to get some romantic scenes. Moreover, if you are a big fan of Bruce Lee, then you will be shocked to see the statue of Bruce Lee in the Mostar park.

Mostar
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4.Travnik

Travnik is one of the most visited places in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The city has a 15th-century Ottoman-style buildings and clock towers. Apart from that, one of the major tourist highlights in Travnik is the river Lasva. Moreover, a walk in the old streets of Travnik will certainly take you back in time. If you love trekking and hiking, then you can visit slopes of Vlasic Mountains. You can also do skiing here. Travnik is one of the best places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Travnik
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5.Kravice Falls

Kravice Falls is a series of beautiful waterfalls that is nestled in the southwest of the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Locate amidst the dense forest areas of Bosnia and Herzegovina, these series of waterfalls are worth visiting with your family and loved ones. The water cascades down from a height of 30 meters, being a major source for the natural pool located at the jaw of the waterfall.

Hiking and trekking to this wonderful series of waterfalls will certainly give you the best vacation experience. For those who love adventure, you can very well jump into the natural pool from the top of the cliff. If you wish to stay away from jumping, then you can enjoy watching the fishes and take a relaxing swim in the turquoise pool. Most tourists have listed Kravice Falls as one of the best places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

6.Jajce

A 14th-century old town has a long history and traditional legacy to tell its guest. Jajce is one of the best places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina if you are looking for a secluded vacation experience. Though UNESCO has identified the city, still it is yet to be unwrapped by the travel junkies. You can witness a diverse range of ethnic group, multilingual people all living together in peace and harmony. Moreover, you will be surprised to know about the medieval kings and Ottoman governors histories and war stories. Don’t miss out of this place if you love nature and history.

7.Pocitelj

Located by the bank of river Neretva, Pocitelj is one of the very few cities that has emerged to become a developed urban area. Though the place has got significant growth and development, people still maintain and preserve the cities characteristic. You can see a lot of traditional and cultural festivals that happen very often in this quaint town in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located 30km away from Mostar. So if you are planning to visit Mostar, ensure you visit this place along with it. The city has few significant things to do. You can climb the main tower to get a picturesque view of the entire city.

Plan your Bosnia and Herzegovina with Pickyourtrail

These list of places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina will certainly blow your mind with its beauty. All these places in Bosnia and Herzegovina are worth visiting with your family and loved ones. Book your Europe packages through Pickyourtrail to enjoy a hassle-free vacation. What are you waiting for? Quickly chat with our destination expert though Whatsapp query and book your Europe vacation. Additionally, you can also refer to the guides page and also download the Pickyourtrail app from Play Store or IOS.

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