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About Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina - a country rich in history, stećak tombstones and natural beauties.

These areas were populated by Illyrians, Romans, Slavs,... We also have traces of prehistoric settlements. All of them have left their mark and that is what constitutes the rich cultural and historical heritage of present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina.



   

Sarajevo

Sarajevo - the capital and largest city of BiH. The name for Sarajevo comes from the Turkish language from Saray = house, apartment palace (formerly Vrhbosna). The city gained worldwide fame when it hosted the 1984 Winter Olympics and holds the infamous record for the longest-besieged city in recent history.

 

Banja Luka

Banja Luka - the second largest city in BiH. The streets of this city simply lure people into walking. Visit the Castel (castle) indispensably.

 

Mostar

Mostar - The Pearl of Herzegovina. Named after a beautiful bridge (local language “Most”) that was built during the Ottoman Empire, it is considered one of the most beautiful "pearls" of Turkish and Islamic architecture in the Balkans and perhaps beyond.

 

Jajce

Jajce - royal city. It is named after some egg-shaped karst that was chosen by its medieval Bosnian ruler Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić for its seat. Bosnian kings were in Jajce until the fall of the medieval Bosnian state. The last Bosnian king, Stjepan Tomasevic, is also the last despot of Serbia. The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was born in this city. This is the only city that has a beautiful waterfall at its center, one of the most beautiful in the world. Podmilačje is one of the oldest pilgrimage sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

Visoko

Visoko - the city of European pyramids. Visoko is a small town of rich tradition and natural beauty. More recently, pyramid-like formations have been found in the Visoko municipality.

 

Međugorje

Međugorje - a sanctuary of peace. A small town in Herzegovina with thousands of pilgrims haunting each year in the hope of receiving spiritual comfort, healing, a message of peace.

 

Stećak

The stećak tombstones, known as marbles, Greek burial ground, Kaur cemetery and giant stones - stone medieval tombstones. They date from the Middle Ages and represent the life of the time. Most of them are in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In addition, there are some in southeastern Croatia, southwestern Serbia and northwestern Montenegro. The acquisitions have been proposed for UNESCO visit.