<p>Sarajevo may be most famous for the fateful day in 1914 when the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in an open car next to the Latin Bridge set off a chain of events that led to World War I. With a palpable spirit from facing dark chapters in the past, city residents today look hopefully toward the future.&nbsp;</p>

Latin Bridge

Sarajevo may be most famous for the fateful day in 1914 when the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie in an open car next to the Latin Bridge set off a chain of events that led to World War I. With a palpable spirit from facing dark chapters in the past, city residents today look hopefully toward the future. 

Photograph by Akos Stiller

Spirit of Sarajevo

Signs of the past still remain, but the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina embraces life and looks to the future.

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