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Katedrala Srca Isusova

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Address: Old Town, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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US$13.19*
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Half-Day Sarajevo Grand Walking Tour
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Sarajevo: The City of Charm - Private Tour from Dubrovnik

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A very nice church! It's interesting to see christian churches in minority (in relation to muslim mosques). You can't miss it as it located right beside the main road. I suggest... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 January 2017
Aljoša O
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

I am not sure what to say about a church. It is just a church. You should probably take a look if you are not a Roman Catholic, or you should go inside and spend some time in a silent prayer. It's a typical church, big, nice, calm.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice church! It's interesting to see christian churches in minority (in relation to muslim mosques). You can't miss it as it located right beside the main road. I suggest you visit it (even though it is nothing special on the inside). There is also no entrance fee.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

it is pretty interesting to see cathedral in such a city. weird monument of JPII in front of that place and not too rich inside, but definitely worth seeing. I especially like hot this building sits on a slope.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

This is one of the first cathedral in Sarajevo and it's located in the heart of town. In curch you're having a people who will assist in researching religion in this place.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is the catholic cathedral at the heart of Sarajevo.It was build at the end of 19th c. and it didn't suffer so many damages as other buildings at the war.

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

This review gets somewhat personal: my husband is Sarajlija and I am the daughter of a Herzegovac. Neither of us are religious at all but there is typically a day when we honor those who are no longer with us by visiting a couple of Bosniak graveyards and laying flowers and in my case burning candles for my father (and... More 

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Right in the centre of the city this cathedral is well worth a visit as part of a city tour. Biggest Cathedral in Bosnia.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I would say, don't go out of your way to see this cathedral but if you are on a walking tour, it doesn't hurt to go in and see it.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

After I visited Gazi Huzev moskey, I left the old city and went to the cathedral. it is located across a park and the construction is majestuous., breathtaking. You can feel the Holy light inside the cathedral. Holly Mary looks like she is alive and rady to speak to you. I have got so much peace in my mind and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The church is beautiful but the thing that effected me the most was the red roses and the damage from the war. The spot directly in front of the church marks the spot where many civilians died during the war while simply waiting in line for food. It is important to remember that the war was not that long ago... More 

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