Cathedral of Jesus' Heart, Sarajevo (must see)
The Cathedral of Jesus' Heart was built in honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, an important Catholicconcept. Architect Josip Vancaš modeled it after the Notre-Dame de Paris using the neo-Gothic style and elements of Romanesque architecture. Work began on August 25, 1884, and was completed in the same month in 1889. The Bishop of Dubrovnik was present for the opening. The building was damaged during the Siege of Sarajevo, but was not completely destroyed, and the damage has since been repaired. The building is often used as a symbol of the city: The design above the door to the Cathedral is part of the flag and seal of Sarajevo Cantonand the Romanesque towers are featured on the flag and coat of arms of Sarajevo.
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Sight Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (See walking tours in Sarajevo)
Sight Type: Religious
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
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Travel Distance: 4.0 Km or 2.5 Miles
Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles