Prijedor

Prijedor, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Prijedor, Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Prijedor is considered both a town and a municipality in northwestern Bosnia and Herzegovina, on the banks of the river Sana, Prijedor's pride, and it is surrounded by hills of Kozara Mountain. Prijedor is the third largest city, both by size and population, in the Republic of Serbian entity, which administratively belongs to and is overall the seventh in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

 

Cultural and historical heritage, natural resources

Existing cultural and historical values the most important are the following representing the highlight of tourist offer: Kozara Museum, the Memorial house of Stojanovic family, National library "Cyril and Methodius", Prijedor’s Theatre, Gallery "Gallery '96", the Museum of the Kozara National Park, wooden churches and many cultural clubs.
A dozen buildings dating from the Turkish and Austro-Hungarian empires, testifying to the different periods of development of the city and its surroundings are: Captain's quarters, the Old Town, the building of the Museum of Kozara house Lazar Stojanovic-Cvrki, Memorial house of Stojanovic family, Klisina Monastery, parish Surkovac - Roman Catholic Parish of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

 

Events

The most important events in Prijedor are:

1. The winter days of Kozara
2. Mountain March "Hello Spring"
3. International road rac
4. International Choir Festival "Golden Fairy"
5. ITF Prijedor Open
6. Prijedor Cultural Summer
7. St. Peter's Parachuting Cup
8. Ethno exhibition "Golden hands of Potkozarje"
9. Gastro presentation of "Evening of local cuisine"
10. Art Colony "Sreten Stanojevic"
11. Literary meetings in Kozara
12. Honey Days
13. International cycling marathon "Kozara mountain bike marathon"

 

Attractions

For the purpose of Prijedor’s branding as a town of artists, a very unique in the Balkans by academic artists who originate from it, the project "Prijedor - a city of murals" is implemented.

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