Jajce- open air museum

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Jajce - a city of stone, light and water, the royal castle, town-museum under the open sky, was built on the banks of the rivers Pliva and Vrbas. Near the city are the Big and Little Pliva Lakes, between which small watermills have been built, known as Mlincici among the people in Jajce. The strongest determinant of the city, his trademark, is the magnificent 17-meter-high waterfall (the place where the series of travertine rocks of the river Pliva plunges into the river Vrbas). The waterfall decorates the center of town, which makes this place unique in the world.

 

 In this small space opens extraordinary ability to capture a single glance four empires (Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian), three kingdoms (Bosnia, Hungary and Yugoslav), three world monotheistic religions - Christianity (Orthodoxy and Catholicism), Islam, and Judaism - the most diverse architectural styles, andeveryday customs.

 

Given the great historical significance and townscape value, significant archaeological remains and objects as well as its outstanding natural beauty, this city is classified among the units of special importance from the viewpoint of heritage. A set of material and natural values is a unique quality, and the result of many centuries of human life, in particular social, historical and cultural conditions.

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CITY TOUR

CITY TOUR

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HIKING

HIKING

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BIKING

BIKING

Over 50 km of bike trails in a wonderful nature environment will charme cycling fans. Read More
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Jajce…what a pleasant surprise!

MoniaSurely you happened to visit new places using the fact that you have a friend who lives over there and that it’s a pleasure to meet. It happened to me thousands of times and still keeps happening! For the 1° of May I decided to go and see Stephanie Ploquin, a volunteer who is doing her EVS in Jajce, a small city of Bosnia. After a longer travel than expected (I waited 4 hours to cross the border) I have finally arrived at destination. The first reaction I had visiting the city was: WOW! I never imagined that there were so many things to see and visit!

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