In this post we bring you great story about Bosnian Medieval Royal Fortress Bobovac – Kraljevska Sutjeska Relicts of Bosnian throne fortress Bobovac and burial chapell of Bosnian Kings.
Old Bobovac is the most well known and fortified city of medieval Bosnia & Herzegovina. It is located near today’s small place, Vareš.
The city was built during the reign of ban Stephen II Kotromanic and was first mentioned in a document dating from 1349. It shared the role of seat of the rulers of Bosnia with Kraljeva Sutjeska, however Bobovac was much better fortified.
Bobovac contained the crown jewels of Bosnia as well as being the burial site for a few of the kings of Bosnia. These were Stjepan Ostojic, Tvrtko II Kotromanic & Stjepan Tomas. Bobovac is hidden froma main touristic routes in Bosnia, it lies in a untouched nature. As many others, medieval town Bobovac was neglected for many years,  now is a protected cultural site.

 

The most interesting fact about Bobovac is that it was a place where royal crown was being kept.

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.