Banja Luka Municipality

Monuments & Memorials


Village/MZ Address Name Type Year Author Still Exists Date Mapped Description
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Monument to commemorate fallen fighters Monument 1946 Relocated Originally located on main town square. Relocated in the early 1990s.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Jovo Bijelić Bust 2010
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Kasim Hadžić Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Ante Jakić Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968. Damaged in 2003.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Osman Karabegović Bust Almost certainly created after 1996.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Boško Karalić Bust Unveiled after 2005.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Drago Lang Bust 1981 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Rade Ličina Bust
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Šefket Maglajlić Bust Almost certainly created 1983 or later.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Vahida Maglajlić Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968. Relocated after 1977. Damaged in 2003.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Josip Mažar Šoša Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968. Relocated after 1977.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Ivica Mažar Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Drago Mažar Bust Attempt made to vandalize bust in 2003.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Milančić Miljević Bust 2010
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Danko Mitrov Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Stjepan Pavlić Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Branko Popović Bust
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Đuro Pucar Stari Bust
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Karlo Rojc Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Ranko Šipka Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić. Created between 1957 and 1968. Relocated after 1977.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Rada Vranješević Bust Relocated Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968. Relocated after 1977.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Milorad Umjenović Bust
Banja Luka Ul. Kralja Petra I Karađorđevića 82, courtyard of Fabrika Duhana Banja Luka Monument to workers from the tobacco factory who fell in the NOR Monument 1951
Banja Luka In front of National Theatre Bust of NH Veselin Masleša Bust 1951 Ante Kostović Yes July 2020
Banja Luka Branka Radičevića 18, Veterinary Institute Bust of Vaso Butozan Bust 1975 Yes July 2020
Banja Luka Ul. Jovana Dučića 27 Bust of NH Rudi Čajavec Bust Yes July 2020 Formerly located in the courtyard of the Rudi Čajavec factory
Banja Luka Pobrđe, city cemetery Partisans' cemetery Cemetery 1963 Yes
Banja Luka Pobrđe, city cemetery - Jewish cemetery Monument to the Jews of Banja Luka killed in the Holocaust Monument 1977 Yes
Banja Luka Marija Mažar kindergarten Bust of Marija Mažar Bust No July 2020 Created 1981 or earlier. Bust missing, pedestal still in situ.
Banja Luka Bulevar vojvode Stepe Stepanovića, close to Rebrovačko cemetery Monument to mark site of execution Monument Yes July 2020 Marks place of death of NH Esad Midžić and 12 others. Possibly replaced in recent years.
Banja Luka In front of SOUR "Jelšingrad" Bust of NH Karlo Rojc Bust Created before 1979. Still in situ as of 2014.
Banja Luka Borisav Stanković elementary school, Ivana Kosančića 2 Bust of NH Ranko Šipka Bust 1985
Banja Luka Ul. Braće Odića (former) Plaque to commemorate home of Josip, Drago and Ivica Mažar Memorial Plaque Created prior to 1975.
Banja Luka Plaque to commemorate Aleksandar Potkonjak Memorial Plaque 1951 Replaced Replaced prior to 2018.
Banja Luka Plaque to commemorate birthplace of members of the Delić family Memorial Plaque
Banja Luka Plaque to commemorate birthplace of members of the Kapor family Memorial Plaque
Banja Luka Klub RKUD "Pelagić", Kralja Petra I Karadjordjevica 82 Plaque to commemorate members of RKUD Pelagić who fell in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1979 Yes July 2020 Renovated at some point in the past. Consists of three parts, with two smaller parts appearing newer than the larger one.
Banja Luka Plaque to commemorate Mirko and Zora Kovačević Memorial Plaque
Banja Luka University Campus Bust of NH Dr. Mladen Stojanović Bust Yes
Banja Luka Town park Bust of Vaso Pelagić Bust 1957 Created to commemorate 30th anniversary of RKUD Pelagić. Originally located on the present-day Trga bana Milosavljevića, but relocated to town park in 1969.
Banja Luka Ul. Veselina Masleše Plaque to commemorate birthplace of NH Veselin Masleša Memorial Plaque 1965
Šehitluci Monument to the fallen fighters of Krajina Monument 1961 Antun Augustinčić Yes July 2020
Srpski Milanovac Courtyard of Đura Jakšić elementary school Memorial fountain Fountain Renovated post-1995
Srpski Milanovac Courtyard of Đura Jakšić elementary school Plaque to commemorate the NOB Memorial Plaque
Rakovačke Bare Monument to miners killed by Ustaša forces Monument Re-dedicated June 2020 Heavily renovated and re-dedicated in 2014.
Drakulić Ul. Mlađe Ćusića Memorial ossuary of Victims of Fascist Terror Ossuary 1965 Irfan Maglajlić Replaced June 2020 Heavily renovated or replaced in 1991, renovated in 2006. Contains remains of around 1400 Victims of Fascist Terror.
Zalužani Banja Luka Zalužani Airfield, outside Parachute Club Bust of NH Rudi Čajavec Bust
Zalužani Banja Luka Zalužani Airfield, outside Parachute Club Bust of NH Franjo Kluz Bust
Zalužani Banja Luka Zalužani Airfield, outside Parachute Club Bust of Mišo Jazbec Bust
Zalužani Banja Luka Zalužani Airfield, outside Parachute Club Bust of Ivica Mitričić Bregejac Bust
Potkozarje Partisans' cemetery Monument to fallen fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Monument 1977 Yes In good condition
Potkozarje Karalići Cemetery of Partisan fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Cemetery 1977 Yes
Potkozarje Partisans' cemetery Bust of NH Boško Karalić Bust Yes Almost certainly created after 1987.
Potkozarje Partisans' cemetery Memorial fountain Fountain Yes Either created or heavily renovated after 1995
Verići Partisans' cemetery Cemetery Yes Contains remains of 117 fallen fighters. Existed prior to 1978.
Verići Partisans' cemetery Bust of NH Branko Popović Bust Yes
Verići Close to Partisans' cemetery Memorial fountain to commemorate NH Branko Popović Fountain Yes
Verići Plaque to commemorate the NOB Memorial Plaque
Piskavica Village centre Monument to fallen fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror executed in 1942 Monument 1991 Yes June 2020 Situated in a memorial park alongside monument to the 1992-95 war
Piskavica Memorial ossuary of fallen fighters Ossuary 1949 Replaced Possibly created 1948. Replaced by 1991 monument.
Piskavica Plaque to commemorate I Krajina Brigade Memorial Plaque 1952
Donja Piskavica Plaque to commemorate fighters of the Kozara Detachment Memorial Plaque 1961
Bronzani Majdan Mjesna Zajednica building Plaque to commemorate the NOB Memorial Plaque
Bronzani Majdan Approximately 150 metres south of Post Office Partisans' cemetery Cemetery Yes July 2020 In good condition. Monument to 1992-95 war added within cemetery.
Kola Beside road, approximately 100 metres west of elementary school Monument to the NOB Monument Yes July 2020 Plaque destroyed. In very poor condition.
Krupa na Vrbasu Partisans' cemetery Monument to the NOB Monument Yes June 2020 Created before 1970
Krupa na Vrbasu Partisans' cemetery Cemetery Yes June 2020 Created before 1970
Krupa na Vrbasu Partisans' cemetery Plaque to commemorate Victims of Fascist Terror Memorial Plaque 1986 Yes June 2020
Krupa na Vrbasu Plaque to commemorate the NOB Memorial Plaque
Ljubačevo Courtyard of Church of Saint Pantaleon Monument to fallen fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Monument 1983 Yes June 2020 Plateau seemingly renovated in recent years.
Jagare Vranješi Monument to V Batallion 3 Corps and stay of Đuro Pucar Stari in village Monument 1985 Yes June 2020 Identical to monument in Vučkovci, Gradačac. Plaque to commemorate fallen fighters from 1992-95 war added.
Kmećani Plaque to mark the place of death of Muhamed Kazaz Memorial Plaque
Banja Luka Ul. Miloša Obilića Plaque on the house of Braco Potkonjak Memorial Plaque 1951
Banja Luka Plaque to commemorate location of Workers' Council 1919-1927 Memorial Plaque
Banja Luka Workers' Hall (former) Plaque to commemorate events of 1927 Memorial Plaque 1957
Banja Luka Workers' Hall (former) Plaque to commemorate location of Workers' Hall 1927-1941 Memorial Plaque
Banja Luka Ul. Pave Radana 19 Plaque to mark the house of Pavo Radan Memorial Plaque 1951 Still existed as of 2017
Banja Luka Monument to NH Rudi Čajavec Monument 1950 Resembles a grave with headstone
Banja Luka Plaque to commemorate members of RSD Borac who fell in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1959
Banja Luka Ul. Kralja Petra I Karađorđevića 82, Fabrika Duhana Banja Luka Plaque to commemorate founding of factory KPJ organization Memorial Plaque 1959 Commemorates several significant anniversaries.
Banja Luka House of Ferid Sačić (former) Plaque to commemorate location of SKOJ meetings Memorial Plaque
Banja Luka Monument to Pavo Radan Monument
Banja Luka Kastel Fortress Bust of NH Franjo Kluz Bust 1981 Unknown
Banja Luka University Campus Bust of NH Petar Drapšin Bust Yes Situated on pedestal with part of a tank track incorporated into the right hand side.
Banja Luka Northern edge of town House of NH Karlo Rojc Memorial House