Mostar War(s) Tour (Small Groups)

By ShevaWalkingTours
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
$13 - $25 / person

Drawing on Mostar's landscape as a backdrop, Sheva's War(s) Tour will provide the background of the violent break-up of Yugoslavia and explanation of the conflicts which occurred in Mostar between 1992-1994. Your guide will share his personal experience of growing up in the last decades of Yugoslavia and coming of age during the wars in Mostar.

While much has changed over the last 25 years, evidence of the Wars of Yugoslav Succession (1992 – 1995) is still visible on the landscape of Mostar and throughout BiH. Sheva's War(s) Tour addresses this recent history in detail with historical reference to WWI and WWII. This 2 hour walking tour will give particular attention to the 2 major conflicts which occurred in Mostar and how the specifics of the events in Mostar fit within the greater context of former Yugoslavia. Learn how the Wars of Yugoslav Succession found conclusion with the internationally brokered peace through the Dayton Peace Accords in 1995 as well as how the warscontinue to impact the socio-political context of Mostar today.

Mostar's landscape will help to tell the stories of the wars which the local community experienced during the early 1990s.

Mostar's landscape will help to tell the stories of the wars which the local community experienced during the early 1990s.

Your guide will also share his personal experience growing up in Yugoslavia as well as his first-hand account of the wars in Mostar, BiH while being open to your questions. The team at Sheva Walking Tours does not shy away from difficult questions or topics about this contested period of recent history. Because Sheva Walking Tours is an independently operated business, our tours are not scripted or censored. We believe it is our responsibility to provide our guests a well-balanced and objective perspective while also retaining our personal approach.

Your guide will share historic wartime photos so that you can better see the destruction Mostar experienced during the 1990s and the reconstruction which has occurred in the last 25 years.

Your guide will share historic wartime photos so that you can better see the destruction Mostar experienced during the 1990s and the reconstruction which has occurred in the last 25 years.

Your guide will discuss the lead up to the conflict, including the historical background of Yugoslavia, the causes for Yugoslavia’s dissolution and the experience of both civilians and soldiers during wartime. The tour also considers the aftermath of these conflicts, including the country’s political set-up and demographic make-up, socio-economic conditions, and of course, the remnants of the war seen in Mostar's landscape.

Your guide will explain the complicated and much contested recent history of Mostar and surrounding region as well as his personal experience living in Mostar through the wars.

Your guide will explain the complicated and much contested recent history of Mostar and surrounding region as well as his personal experience living in Mostar through the wars.

Your guide will discuss the lead up to the conflict, including the historical background of Yugoslavia, the causes for Yugoslavia’s dissolution and the experience of both civilians and soldiers during wartime. The tour also considers the aftermath of these conflicts, including the country’s political set-up and demographic make-up, socio-economic conditions, and of course, the remnants of the war seen in Mostar's landscape.

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We are the dedicated and passionate team behind Sheva Walking Tours located in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. We have created a unique set of immersive walking tours and experiences in Mostar and its surroundings. These include private tours as well our most popular Free Walking Tours of Mostar (information below), which encompass not only the history and architecture of Mostar, but more recent events and the current socio-political context of the city and wider region. Walk with us and understand Mostar from the local perspective. Tours available in English, Spanish, Italian and Local Languages. Learn about our past...understand our... Read more