8. Cold War Underground: A Tour Of Tito's Bunker from Sarajevo
Welcome to the charming old town of Konjic, nestled in the heart of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Our journey begins with a visit to the mesmerizing Old Bridge, a 17th-century architectural marvel that gracefully spans the turquoise waters of the Neretva River. Its unique design and rich history make it an absolute must-see for every visitor to Konjic. Prepare to be transported back in time as we delve into the mysteries of the Cold War era with a visit to Tito's Nuclear Bunker, known as Facility D-0 or the Atomic War Command (Ark D-0). This underground fortress, built over 26 years at a cost of approximately 4.6 billion $, was designed to protect and shelter over 350 Yugoslav leaders and army generals in the event of a nuclear attack. As we explore this impressive facility, we'll unravel its history, significance, and delve into the reasons behind the fall of Yugoslavia and its lasting consequences. After a day of exploration and discovery, it's time to unwind and rejuvenate at the breathtaking Boračko Lake. Nestled on the northeast side of the enchanting Prenj mountains, this natural wonder is home to a variety of fish and river crabs. Surrounded by lush coniferous and deciduous forests, the lake offers a serene sanctuary for swimming, recreation, and fishing. Take a refreshing dip in its crystal-clear waters or simply bask in the tranquility of the stunning surroundings. Whether you seek thrilling adventures or a tranquil escape, this trip promises something special for everyone. Join us on this lovely journey, where ancient bridges, historic bunkers, and pristine lakes create an enchanting tapestry of experiences that will leave you with cherished memories.