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Join us on an unforgettable tour that will transport you into the world of the cult movie “Walter Defends Sarajevo.” Prepare to be in the world of “Walter Defends Sarajevo” movie as you explore the filming locations, soak in the beauty of Sarajevo, and delve into its rich history and culture.
In addition to visiting the filming locations, you will learn about the history of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Sarajevo, particularly during World War II, you will learn about the remarkable figure of Vladimir Perić “Valter,” who served as an inspiration for the movie. Discover the heroic acts and the indomitable spirit that made Valter a symbol of resistance and courage during the war. His story is a testament to the resilience and determination of the people of Sarajevo.
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Starting point for our tour is Sarajevo City Hall called Vijećnica. This building showcases a remarkable blend of secession and Moorish architectural styles.
Our next stop is Kazandžiluk or Coopersmirh Street. This street is famous for its copper craft shops. Take a leisurely walk along the street and see the traditional crafts and copper items featured in the film.
Continue to Baščaršija and visit Sebilj, the wooden and one of the symbols of Sarajevo
Proceed to the Yellow Fortress, a medieval fortress located on a hill above Sarajevo. This is where a most well known scene from the movie takes place (“You see this city? Das ist Walter). Enjoy the breathtaking view of Sarajevo and envision the film scenes that were shot here.
Proceed to the courtyard of the Gazi Husev Bey’s Mosque, another filming location. Take a stroll through the courtyard and imagine the movie scenes that unfolded here. (Famous scene at 5 at Bey’s mosque).
You will also see the Clock Tower, the oldest tower in Sarajevo, which also appeared in the film. Admire its Ottoman design and visualize the film scenes that revolved around this iconic landmark.
Walking through the streets of Baščaršija and recognizing more filming locations.
The tour lasts about an hour.
Absolutely! The tour is suitable for all ages and is designed to engage and educate both adults and children. The guides make sure to cater to the interests of all participants.
While the tour involves some walking and exploration, it is designed to be accessible for most individuals. However, please let us know if you have any specific mobility concerns, and we will do our best to accommodate you.
We recommend wearing comfortable walking shoes and dressing appropriately for the weather. It’s also a good idea to bring a camera or smartphone to capture the memorable moments along the way.