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  • Konjic Tour
  • City tour Konjic

    Konjic was never quite fully Herzegovinian, nor quite fully “bosnian”, but rather a mix of the two - something truly unique. In the area of Konjic, different cultures, traditions and religions, crossed their paths for centuries, which gives additional value to the creation of a unique tourist spot and enriches the tourist offer of the Country. The Neretva river flows through the town’s center. The old town is beautiful for taking walks, as well as the city center, which provides interesting views of the surrounding countryside wherever you turn.

    While you are in Konjic take a walk along the renovated Old Bridge, built in 1682. From the early 1900s, Konjic is known for its woodcarvers. The “Visit Konjic” Agency invites you to the world of wood-poetry! We will guide you to woodcarving museums! While watching the woodsmiths carve out patterns and listening to the tapping rhythms of their tools, you will understand how much of an art this is – a melody caught in wood. Would you like to hear more about how these woodsmiths made a chair for Pope John Paul II? You will get a chance to ask one of Konjic’s world-famous woodsmiths that question! Woodcarving is an art, a craft, poetry, a song caught in wood, present in these areas for more than 150 years.

    In this tour we will take you through the time of Illyrians, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire and modern time. Necropolis from the XIV century, mosques from the Ottoman period, Orthodox Church, Franciscan monastery from the fifteenth century are witnessed of the times, culture and history of the town of Konjic.

    Tour to ARK (Tito's bunker) Atomic War Command (ARK or facility called D0) was the biggest secret of the ex Yugoslavia. The bunker was built 280m underground. Atomic shelter can stand nuclear attack of 20kilotons. Bunker has an alternative exit which is not on the map. This exit leads to the hill 170 meters high above the object. Shelter ARK occupies a space of 6.500m2 and consists of more than hundred rooms. It resembles a complicated labyrinth, with residential areas, conference rooms, offices, strategic planning rooms, and other functional areas. Facility D-0, Tito's Atomic War Command was built to accommodate and protect 500 people from the highest military and political leadership of Former Yugoslavia in the case of nuclear war. They could stay there for six months without any contact with the outside world. Besides a number of rooms, significant place takes Tito's residence with five rooms. After lunch there will be an organized sightseeing of cultural-historical monuments (Franciscan monastery, Orthodox Church, Tekke mosque, Vardačka mosque, Heritage Museum, Old Stone Bridge, Zuko Džumhur House, Woodcarving museum "Mulić's record", Woodcarving museum "Rukotvorine", Tombstone necropolis in the locality Varda.

     

    Departure to Sarajevo.

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  • 08.03.2016
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