7 Sights in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Banja Luka. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

Sightseeing Tours in Banja LukaActivities in Banja Luka

1. Ferhadija

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Ferhat Pasha Mosque, also known as the Ferhadija Mosque, is a mosque in the city of Banja Luka and one of the greatest achievements of Bosnia and Herzegovina's 16th century Ottoman Islamic architecture. The mosque was demolished in 1993 at the order of the authorities of Republika Srpska as a part of an ethnic cleansing campaign, and was rebuilt and opened on 7 May 2016.

Wikipedia: Ferhat Pasha Mosque (Banja Luka) (EN)

2. Hram Svete Trojice

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Hram Svete Trojice Rade Nagraisalović / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Church of the Holy Trinity or the Temple of the Holy Trinity is a church located in Banja Luka in the Avenue of St. Sava, near the City Stadium. In the courtyard is the Bishop's Palace of the Bishop of Banja Luka.

Wikipedia: Црква Свете Тројице (Бања Лука) (SR)

3. Narodno pozorište Republike Srpske

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The National Theatre of the Republic of Srpska in Banja Luka was founded on September 2, 1930 as the "National Theatre of the Vrbas Banovina" and since then it has been an important carrier of the development of dramatic art. In the period after World War II, it was called the "National Theater of Bosanska Krajina". The building is on the list of national monuments of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Wikipedia: Народно позориште Републике Српске (SR), Website

4. Muzej savremene umjetnosti Repubike Srpske

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Muzej savremene umjetnosti Repubike Srpske Rade Nagraisalović (a.k.a. Тonka) / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Museum of Modern Art of Republika Srpska is an art museum in Banja Luka, Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The museum has rebranded itself in recent years as the Museum of Contemporary Art of Republika Srpska.

Wikipedia: Museum of Modern Art of Republika Srpska (EN), Website

5. Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church of Christ the Tzar

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Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church of Christ the Tzar Rade Nagraisalović / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church of Christ Tsar is a religious building of Ukrainian Greek Catholics in Banja Luka. It was destroyed during the bombing of Banja Luka in World War II. The land for the construction of the church was purchased in 1930. The foundations of today's church were laid in 1998, and the masonry and painting works were completed around 2010. Today's church is located in ul. Sri Lanka in Banja Luka.

Wikipedia: Украјинска гркокатоличка црква Христа Царја (SR)

6. Crkva Pokrova Presvete Bogorodice

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Crkva Pokrova Presvete Bogorodice

The Church of the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos is a parish church of the Serbian Orthodox Church. It is located in the village of Karanovac, Banja Luka. The temple is dedicated to the Protection of the Most Holy Theotokos. This church is of the Orthodox category and belongs to the Diocese of Banja Luka. It was consecrated on July 13, 2008.

Wikipedia: Црква Покрова Пресвете Богородице (Карановац) (SR)

7. Spomenik palim Krajišnicima u NOB-u

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Monument to Šehitluci or Complex of Monuments to the Fallen Krajina Soldiers at Šehitluci - Banj Brdo, near Banja Luka. It was erected in memory of several thousand Krajina fighters who died in World War II in Banja Luka. The monument was ceremoniously unveiled on the Day of the Uprising of the People of Bosnia and Herzegovina - July 27, 1961. The monument itself is the work of the famous sculptor Antun Augustinčić, while on the walls in the interior of the building there are drawings by Ismet Mujezinović transferred to stone using the screen printing technique. Today, the monument is part of the identification of the City of Banja Luka and one of its symbols.

Wikipedia: Spomenik na Šehitlucima (BS)


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