Attractions

Fortress in Una River Valley

Ostrožac Fortress

Ostrožac is one of Bosnia's most photogenic castles, a spooky Gothic place high above the Una Valley up 3km of hairpins towards Cazin. There's plenty to explore from various epochs, ramparts to walk, towers to climb…
Waterfall in Una River Valley

Milančev Buk

Collectively, this group of cascades tumbles down a vertical height of more than 50m, with a wide arc of multiple rivulets pouring into a series of pools surrounded by lush, green foliage. The main viewpoint is a mi…
Waterfall in Una River Valley

Štrbački Buk

A strong contender for the title of the nation's most impressive waterfall, Štrbački Buk is a seriously dramatic 40m-wide cascade, pounding 23.5m down three travertine sections including over a superbly photogenic 1…
Fortress in Western Bosnia

Vranduk Fortress

In a deep, thickly wooded valley, the River Bosna turns abruptly almost 180 degrees creating a sharp ridge on which this little 15th-century fortress sits in the midst of a tiny, charmingly coherent village. The kee…
Mosque in Banja Luka

Ferhadija Džamija

The standout sight in Banja Luka is this small but gorgeous mosque, built in 1579 at the behest of Ottoman district commander Ferhat-paša Sokolović. It was under Unesco protection when, in 1993, it was deliberately …
Waterfall in Jajce

Jajce Waterfall

Jajce's impressive 21m-high waterfalls form where the Pliva River tumbles abruptly into the Vrbas. A viewing platform (adult/child 4/2KM) has been built opposite the falls' base, accessed from stairs that start betw…
Church in Banja Luka

Cathedral of Christ the Saviour

Banja Luka's Serbian-Byzantine–style Orthodox cathedral is an impressive structure of layered gold-brown and crab-pink stones rising to golden domes and flanked by an unfeasibly tall free-standing bell tower. The in…
Mosque in Travnik

Many-Coloured Mosque

Although this mosque is officially called Sulejmanija, everyone in Travnik uses its longstanding nickname, a reference to its famous frescoed facade. The colours have since faded but the building remains notable for…
Museum in Western Bosnia

Ljubačke Doline Ethno Village

This small but charming 'village' of around 30 rescued and reconstructed historical rural buildings is packed with rustic artefacts and layered up a pretty hillside meadow. The inviting 'museum' section, with a litt…
National Park in Una River Valley

Una National Park

The centrepiece of the 198-sq-km Una National Park is the glorious Štrbački Buk, western Bosnia's finest set of waterfalls. Other highlights include the more delicate Milančev Buk falls at Martin Brod and a wide ran…