List of National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina are sites, places, immovable and movable heritage of historical and cultural importance to Bosnia and Herzegovina, in accordance to Annex 8 of the Dayton Agreement, where The Commission to Preserve National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina is established pursuant to Annex 8 of the General Framework Agreement for Peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as stated in the Official Gazette of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina nos. 2/02, 27/02 and 6/04/; and world heritage sites in accordance to the UNESCO World Heritage Convention.

Below is the comprehensive list composed of Cultural-Historical National Monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina and World Heritage Sites of Bosnia and Herzegovina.[1]

This list is based on the Commission's old website now maintained as an archive, which contains comprehensive data-base with Decision list, Petition list, Provisional and Tentative list, maps, images, together with other documents, descriptions, criteria and laws of all country's monuments, candidate monuments, rejected monuments, as well as those removed from list of protected properties, with browsable documents archive at:

Also, both old (archive) and new website maintains many other information and documents, the criteria, laws, news on activities, virtual exhibitions, galleries, etc., all browsable at:

For the UNESCO criteria see the Selection criteria.

Natural heritage sites and the tentative list of World Heritage Sites of Bosnia and Herzegovina are not included, instead these are elaborated within scope of separate lists, along with other specific lists created on the basis of monuments category, type or subject.

List of inscribed World Heritage SitesEdit

Location of UNESCO World Heritage Sites within Bosnia and Herzegovina
The name Name Date[2] Criteria Provinces Images
Main list[3]
Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad 2007 II, IV Republika Srpska, Sarajevo Macro Region  
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar 2005 VI Herzegovina-Neretva Canton  
Stećaks – Mediaeval Tombstones 2016 II, III, VI Joint Cultural Heritage by the four countries (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro and Serbia).  

List of monumentsEdit

Type Name Location Created
date/era
Declared monument
date
Image Notes
Bridge Goat's Bridge Sarajevo C16 declared   Spans the Miljacka.
Bridge Šeher-Ćehaja Bridge Sarajevo 1585 declared   Spans the Miljacka.
Bridge Latin Bridge Sarajevo 1798 declared   Spans the Miljacka.
Bridge Ćumurija Bridge Sarajevo 1886 declared   Steel road bridge over the Miljacka.
Bridge Drvenija Bridge Sarajevo 1898 declared Spans the Miljacka.
Bridge Čobanija Bridge Sarajevo 1887 declared   Iron footbridge over the Miljacka.
Bridge Skenderija Bridge Sarajevo 1893 declared   Also called Ajfel as it was designed by Eiffel. Bridge spans the Miljacka.
Bridge Roman bridge at Ilidža Ilidža 16th C declared   Spans the Bosna.
Bridge Stara Ćuprija Glavatičevo Glavatičevo declared Spans the Upper Neretva.
Bridge Stara Ćuprija Konjic 1683 declared   Spans the Upper Neretva, built by Ali-aga Hasečić.
Bridge Stari Most Mostar 1567 declared   Pedestrian bridge over the Neretva, reconstructed 2004.
Bridge Kriva Ćuprija Mostar just before 1567 declared   Pedestrian bridge over the Radobolja, reconstructed 2004.
Bridge Karađoz-begova Ćuprija Blagaj declared Spans the Buna.
Bridge Inat Ćuprija Stolac declared   Spans the Bregava in center of Stolac.
Bridge Djevojačka Ćuprija Stolac declared Spans the Bregava.
Bridge Mustaj-begova Ćuprija Klepci declared   Mustaj-begova Ćuprija, also Klepci Ćuprija, spans the Bregava.
Bridge Ćuprija na Šuici Šuica declared   Spans the Šuica (For better view open image).
Bridge Stara Ćuprija Duman Livno declared   Spans the Bistrica (Livanjsko Polje).
Bridge Ćuprija Studenci Ljubuški declared   Spans the Studenci (Ljubuški).
Bridge Veliki Most Perići, Grude declared Spans the Tihaljina/Trebižat.
Bridge Ovčiji Brod Nevesinje declared   Spans the Zalomka (river).
Bridge Arslanagića Ćuprija Trebinje 17th c. 2006   Spans the Trebišnjica.
Bridge Bridge over Žepa Žepa declared   Spans the Žepa (river).
Bridge Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge Višegrad 1577 declared   Spans the Drina.
Building Vijećnica Sarajevo 1891 declared   Burned down by Serbian incendiary shells at the beginning of Bosnian War, reconstructed 2010.
Building Gimnazija Mostar Mostar year? declared year?   Damaged during Bosnian War, repaired afterwards.
Building Sarajevo train station Sarajevo year? declared year? Sarajevo train station, damaged during Bosnian War, repaired afterwards.
Building Morića Han Baščaršija 1551 declared year?   Morića Han is only surviving Ottoman era Inn in Baščaršija, Sarajevo.
Building Hamam Baščaršija year? declared year? Gazi Husrev-beg's Hamam in Baščaršija, Sarajevo.
Building Bezistan Baščaršija year? declared year?   Gazi Husrev-beg's Bezistan in Baščaršija, Sarajevo.
Building Brusa Bezistan Baščaršija year? declared year?   Brusa Bezistan in Baščaršija, Sarajevo.
Building Kino Apolo Sarajevo year? declared year?   Movie theater Apolo, Sarajevo.
Building National Museum of BiH Sarajevo 1888 declared year?   National Museum of BiH established 1888, originally conceived around 1850, building expanded 1913.
Building Sarajevo National Theatre Sarajevo 1921 declared year?   Sarajevo National Theatre.
Religious-Islamic Ferhat Pasha Mosque Banja Luka 16th century declared year?   Mosque was dynamited at the start of Bosnian War, repaired afterwards & reopened 2016.
Religious-Catholic Sarajevo Cathedral Sarajevo 1889 declared   Sarajevo Cathedral.
Religious-Catholic Fojnica Franciscan Monastery Fojnica 1668 declared year?   Fojnica Franciscan Monastery.
Religious-Catholic Kreševo Franciscan Monastery Kreševo 1524 2003   Kreševo Franciscan Monastery.
Religious-Orthodox Žitomislić Čapljina 1606 declared   Žitomislić, destroyed during Bosnian War, repaired afterwards.
Religious-Judaic Sarajevo Synagogue Sarajevo 1902 declared   Ashkenazi Synagogue is newest synagogue in Sarajevo.
Religious-Judaic Il Kal Grande Sarajevo 1930 declared   Building of a synagogue was heavily damaged in WWII, reconstructed as culture center & theater afterwards.
Religious-Judaic New Temple, Sarajevo Sarajevo 19c.? declared   New Sephardic synagogue, white building on the right, today art gallery.
Religious-Judaic Old Temple, Sarajevo Sarajevo 1587 declared   Old Sephardic synagogue, stone building on the left, today Museum of Jews of BiH.
Fortification Stolac fortress Stolac 2003   Stolac fortress, also known as "Vidoški Grad".
Clock Tower Počiteljska sahat-kula Počitelj declared   Počitelj Clock Tower is a part of architectural ensemble.
Odžak Redžep-pašina odžak (tower) Žepa declared   Odžak or tower.
Odžak Smajilagića odžak (tower) Livno declared Odžak or tower.
Odžak Bjelimići odžak (tower) Glavatičevo declared Odžak or tower.
Odžak Fazlagića odžak (tower) Gacko declared Odžak or tower.
Odžak Gradaščevića odžak (tower) Bijela, Brčko 18C declared Citadel or tower.
Fortification Captain's Citadel Bihać 16C declared   Citadel or tower.
Underground
structure
ARK/D-0 Konjic cca 1950–80 declared   Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Konjic Municipality.
Cemeteries Batalo's Mausoleum Travnik declared Batalo's stećak.
Cemeteries Hrvoje Vukčić crypt Jajce declared Hrvoje Vukčić's crypt.
Cemeteries Moshe Danon's shrine Stolac declared   Moshe Danon chief Rabbi of Sarajevo (1815–1830) tombstone in a shape of stećak.
Cultural landscape Plava Voda Travnik declared 26 April 2013   Plava Voda wellspring with Old Town of Travnik.
Architectural ensemble
public buildings complex
Gazi Husrev-beg Library Sarajevo 1537 declared year?   Gazi Husrev-beg Library as part of a Faculty of Islamic Sciences.
Architectural ensemble
residential complex
Vratnik Sarajevo 2005   Fortified city Old Town Vratnik, built between the 17th and 18th cen AD, is modern-days Vratnik neighborhood of Sarajevo.
Architectural ensemble
residential complex
Počitelj Počitelj declared   Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, Čapljina Municipality.
Architectural ensemble
residential complex
Džidžikovac Sarajevo 1946–1959 2008   Sarajevo Canton, Centar Municipality.
Natural-architectural
ensemble
Vjetrenica & architectural ensamble of Zavala Zavala declared   Ravno Municipal, west end of Popovo polje.
Natural-architectural
ensemble
Jajce Jajce declared   Jajce municipality.
Natural-architectural
ensemble
Blagaj Blagaj declared   Blagaj – Mostar municipality, Hercegovina-Neretva kanton.
Natural-architectural
ensemble
Stolac Stolac 2003   Stolac – Stolac municipality, Hercegovina-Neretva kanton (county).
Traditional household/
residential complex
Despić House Sarajevo   Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Traditional household/
residential complex
Svrzo's House Sarajevo   Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Traditional household/
residential complex
Muslibegović House Mostar   Mostar, Hercegovina-Neretva kanton, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Traditional household/
residential complex
Biščević House Mostar Mostar, Hercegovina-Neretva kanton, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Traditional household/
residential complex
Begovina Stolac   Stolac municipality, Hercegovina-Neretva kanton, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Traditional household/
residential complex
Velagićevina Blagaj   Blagaj-Mostar municipality, Hercegovina-Neretva kanton, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Industrial
architectural ensemble
Old Marijin Dvor power station Marijin Dvor 1895 Old electric power station at Hiseti, Marijin Dvor neighborhood in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, opened on 3 April 1895.
Industrial
architectural ensemble
Old Hrid power station Sarajevo 1918 Old Hrid hydro-electric power station in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Movable property Sarajevo Haggadah National Museum of BiH   Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Movable property Zmijanje embroidery Zmijanje   Zmijanje embroidery – Zmijanje village, Manjača mountain i Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Movable property Portrait of Bishop fra Grgo Ilić Franciscan monastery Kreševo   Kreševo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of NATIONAL MONUMENTS OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA". kons.gov.ba. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  2. ^ Date is the inscription date for the main list and submission date for the tentative list.
  3. ^ UNESCO Official page for main list