Resurrection of the City of Burnt Books

Is it possible to visit a city like Sarajevo without getting to grips with contemporary history? No, you can’t, certainly not because cultural tourism travel offers the unique opportunity to combine cultural history and contemporary history. If there is an outstanding European example of this, it is Sarajevo in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Like hardly any other city, Sarajevo stands for its multi-ethnicity and multi-culturalism – and rightly so, because anyone strolling through the alleys of the old town comes into direct contact with the city’s Muslim, Christian, Orthodox and Jewish roots. Small shops invite you to rummage through silver and copper handicrafts, oriental sweets pile up as a culinary still life in […]