Bosnia-Herzegovina / Sarajevo and Surrounding Areas

Old Jewish Cemetery of Sarajevo

Old Jewish Cemetery of Sarajevo

Kovačići, 71000 Sarajevo

Infos pratiques

Type de lieu : Cemetery

Old Jewish Cemetery of Sarajevo

Kovačići, 71000 Sarajevo

+387 33 229 666

Description historique

Sarajevo and Surrounding Areas

When the grand vizier Syavush Pasha came to Sarajevo in 1581, the local representatives of the Sublime Porte asked him to separate the Jews from the rest of the population, for “they lit too many fires and made too much noise”. Syavush Pasha ordered the ... Read more