The "Jerusalem of Europe"

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Sarajevo is the capital, business, economical and historical centre of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Often called the "Jerusalem of Europe" because of its rich history of religious diversity. Islam, Judaism, Catholicism and Orthodoxy have co-existed here for centuries. The city has many stunning museums and galleries and the Old Town has an abundance of historical architecture, colourful bazaars and street cafès. Sarajevo`s annual  film and music festivals have become world famous. The events are attented by the most prominent celebrities in the world, including Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Kevin Spacey and others. Bono from U2, holds Bosnian citizenship and passport as well as Irish, and is an honorary citizen of Sarajevo.

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