Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo is a slavicized word based on “saray”, the Turkish word for palace. In 1885, Sarajevo was the first city in Europe and the second city in the world to have a full-time electric tram network running through the city, following San Francisco. In 1914, it was the site of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria that sparked World War I. In 1984 it hosted Winter Olympics. Sarajevo is the only major European city to have a mosque, Catholic church, Orthodox church and synagogue within the same neighborhood.

Sarajevo postcard

Sarajevo stamp

Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Travnik, a town and municipality in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a picturesque city with the charisma of a visibly eventful past. The town is located in the river valley Lasva between Vlasic mountain on the north and Vilenica on the south. Travnik fort is the most impressive castles in Bosnia and Herzegovina, all the time, which still exists and is the best preserved of all. It was built in the 11th century, from which period and generated name Travnikrom.

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Bosnia Herzegovina Travnik postcard