The assassination in Sarajevo, on June 28, 1914, triggered the World War I and changed the course of the 20th century. The consequences of that act were devastating. But the beginning of the story sounds almost like a farce — complete with a bad aim, botched poisoning and a wrong turn on the road.
If you are interested in history, then, have time travel with us to the beginning of the 20th century and learn about the last day of Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophia. Find out why Sarajevo was important during the past, discover the place where Franz Ferdinand was assassinated and what lead to the First World War. Hear an interesting story about what happened to Gavrilo Princip, the assassinator, and You will understand why Sarajevo is small city with many historical events that formed it as it is.
During this nice 2-hour walk through the city, explore spots that were main for Franz Ferdinand to visit back in the days and discover historical events that lead to one another. Place of the first attempt of assassination, Franz Ferdinand’s speech in City Hall, Governor’s residence, famous Hotel Europe, Latin Bridge and its nearby place of the assassination are the tour’s highlights that You will be thrilled with. Get to know Sarajevo from a little bit different perspective and get familiar with facts that triggered the First World War.
-Bridge of the first attempt of assassination
-Konak – Governor’s residence
-Place of assassination
Departure: Every day, Optional
Included: Tour guide
Type: Walking tour
Two persons minimum
Discount for larger groups