Srebrenik in history was first mentioned in the year 1333. The first written document about the existence of this ancient city is the charter of Stephen II. Kotromanić of 02.15.1333. At that time Srebrenik was a capital of the medieval Bosnia ruled by Kotromanics and founded its most extensive limitsHungarian King Matthias Corvinus in October 1464 with his army invaded northeastern Bosnia and took over Srebrenik. From the parts formed Srebrenica banate, which regulates under strict military principles
The takeover of Srebrenil by the Ottomans, there are two historical versions: at first Srebrenik was conquered 1512, together with Teočak. Another version is that the 1521 Bosnian sandžakbeg Feriz Bey took Srebrenik, Sokol and Tešanj. Interestingly, the folk tradition of the conquest of Srebrenik by the Ottomans. As the Ottoman army was numerically superior, defenders of Srebrenik during the night left the city, with horses upside down in order to hide the traces of their withdrawal. Because traces of hooves Turks thought that the city received aid and long hesitated to attempt to occupy. There is no reliable information on when it was built in Srebrenik’s fortress, but it is quite certain that it was built by Hungarians during their rule in Bosnia. Upgraded by the Ottomans, as evidenced by the expanded mosque that was used for the needs of the crew or the Turkish Asker.
In the period after the Ottomans Srebrenik was a certain historical hinterlands, so there is not much testimony about the city in the period of AustroHungarian rule, nor the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Historical re-awakening Srebrenik experiencing in the period after World War II. The construction of the railroad Brčko- Banovići and road Županja shares SarajevoOpuzen gives Srebrenik momentum of progress and revival.

Počitelj- with a secret of 400 years old

Počitelj a city of Herzegovina with amazing picturesque houses, forts, towers, and the remains of old buildings more than 400 years old, attracted a team Anatolia news agency. They visited Počitelj – a small town where every family and every building has its own story. This historical settlement with Oriental-Mediterranean character is located in the valley of the Neretva River and is one of the most beautiful cultural and historical entities in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Počitelj is home to a small and predominantly elderly population of natives. They are mostly descendants of the first inhabitants of this medieval city, and among them are the descendants of the Dizdar family that has been based within the walls of the city of Počitelj for five centuries , and whose continuity is held up to the present time.
Pocitelj - Safet Zec
Pocitelj – Safet Zec
“Currently, within the walls there are 13 families and five families out of the city. The City of Počitelj is permanently inhabited by 40 people, which is made up of mostly older population. This tendency is fatal for the city and its continuing tradition. International and local art colonies have been hosted in the city of Počitelj for years and all of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s greatest artists have made a subject of this beautiful city in their art. 
This beautiful city is a great pleasure and creative well to visit, it has been an inspiration for artisans and creatives for centuries and is well worth a visit.

 

National Park Una is one of three national parks in Bosnia and Herzegovina. As National park was declared on 29 May 2008. The park encompasses the area of the canyon part of the river Una upstream from Lohovo, the canyon of the lower Unac river from its mouth upstream to the Una and the area between the two rivers.

National Park “Una” spreads from the valley of the river Una and Unac river valley, right tributary of the Una, to the river Krka on the west . This area is a unique natural complex in this part of Europe, is very valuable for the maintenance of overall landscape and biological diversity , especially due to:

  • position on the border of three climate areas
  • karst formations and hydrography, who together with basin Korana and Krka unique in European terms
  • landforms that have created one of the few natural pathways to the Adriatic Sea
  • mosaic of habitats, the great diversity of plant and animal species, and the presence of rare and endemic species

This area is also in the cultural and historical sense, an area that is rich legacy of archaeological sites and historical monuments, and the special position of the space on the transit route to the sea led him in the past under the influence of many cultures, from where come the rich archaeological sites, the remains of medieval fortresses and sacral objects of different religions and cultures. Special connection between the river Una (lat. Una = one first) and the local population is one of the significant features valuable for the preservation and protection of the space.