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Latin bridge, site of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assination. He was assasinated by Gavrilo Princip, member of the Sarajevo organization "Crna ruka" (Black Hand) an anti-austrian movement. Event that triggered World War One.
On 28th of June 1914, Gavrilo Princip shot the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Duchess Sophie Chotek of Austria right next to this bridge. This event was a spark that set Europe on fire and marked the beginning of the First World War. Bridge itself provides for a nice viewing point…
A ledger from 1541 makes the first mention of a bridge located on the spot where the Latin Bridge is found today, stating that it was built by one sarač (leather worker) named Husein,the son of Širmed. One can conclude from a later document that this initial wooden bridge way soon destroyed and a…
Tram station: Line number 1: Railway station – Baščaršija Line number 2: Čengić Vila – Baščaršija Line number 3: Ilidža – Baščaršija Tired walking around? Take tram - if you want to go directly to railway station wait for tram number 1, and if you want to go further through city take number 2 or 3.