Markale Market Place, Sarajevo

Markale Market Place, Sarajevo

Markale Market Place marked the start of the NATO intervention and thereby end of the war, after a bombing which took the life of some 40 people. Markale was bombed two times, first in February 1994 and second in August 1995. First, is important in terms of casualties and second is important in terms of initiating the NATO military intervention. The main entrance is located on Ferhadija and backs onto Mula Mustafe Baseskije (where there is a plaque on the wall with the names of the victims). The street that runs between the two roads is called Gajevo trg.

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Sight Name: Markale Market Place
Sight Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina (See walking tours in Sarajevo)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

Walking Tours in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles
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Travel Distance: 2.8 Km or 1.7 Miles
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Travel Distance: 1.0 Km or 0.6 Miles