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 June 2020 Originally located on main town square. Relocated in the early 1990s.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Jovo Bijelić Bust 2010 Yes June 2020
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Kasim Hadžić Bust 1967 Ahmed Bešić Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Ante Jakić Bust 1967 Ahmed Bešić Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980. Damaged in 2003.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Osman Karabegović Bust 2000 Ćurlić Yes June 2020
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Boško Karalić Bust 2006 Yes June 2020 Signed "Radoš"
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Drago Lang Bust 1981 Yes June 2020 Originally situated in front of Kastel Fortress.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Rade Ličina Bust 1969 Ahmed Bešić Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Šefket Maglajlić Bust 1989 Ahmed Bešić Yes June 2020
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Vahida Maglajlić Bust 1963 Ahmed Bešić Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980. Damaged in 2003.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Josip Mažar Šoša Bust 1957 Marijan Kocković Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Ivica Mažar Bust Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Drago Mažar Bust 2000 Ćurlić Yes June 2020 Attempt made to vandalize bust in 2003.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Milančić Miljević Bust 2010 Yes June 2020
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Danko Mitrov Bust Ahmed Bešić Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980. Created between 1957 and 1968.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Stjepan Pavlić Bust Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić or Marijan Kocković. Created between 1957 and 1968.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Branko Popović Bust 1980 Ahmed Bešić Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Đuro Pucar Stari Bust 1981 Pero Jelisić Yes June 2020
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Karlo Rojc Bust 1967 Ahmed Bešić Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Ranko Šipka Bust 1964 Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Possibly created by Ahmed Bešić. Relocated after 1980.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Rada Vranješević Bust 1963 Ahmed Bešić Relocated June 2020 Originally in front of Kastel Fortress. Relocated after 1980.
Banja Luka Trg Palih Boraca Bust of NH Milorad Umjenović Bust Yes June 2020
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 Replaced Replaced prior to 1980
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 1959 Relocated July 2020 Formerly located in the courtyard of the Rudi Čajavec factory
Banja Luka Pobrđe, city cemetery Partisans' cemetery Cemetery 1963 Irfan Maglajlić 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 execution of NH Esad Midžić and 12 others. Replaced earlier monument, and created after 1980
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 Yes July 2021 Rotated 180° some time prior to 2015.
Banja Luka Ul. Srđe Zlopogleđe Plaque to commemorate home of Josip, Drago and Ivica Mažar Memorial Plaque Created prior to 1975. Former address name: Braće Odića 45.
Banja Luka Ul. Miloša Obilića Plaque to commemorate Aleksandar Potkonjak Memorial Plaque 1951 Replaced Replaced prior to 2018. Former address: Ul. Nurije Pozderca 2
Banja Luka Mejdanska 7 (former) Plaque to commemorate birthplace of members of the Delić family Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Ul. Nurije Pozderca 48 (former) Plaque to commemorate location of birthplace of members of the Kapor family Memorial Plaque 1980 Yes Replaced earlier 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 Braće Potkonjaka 3 Plaque to commemorate Mirko and Zora Kovačević Memorial Plaque
Banja Luka University Campus Bust of NH Dr. Mladen Stojanović Bust Yes May 2021
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 Yes May 2021
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 students killed in 1942 Memorial Plaque
Rakovačke Bare Monument to miners killed by Ustaša forces Monument 1959 Re-dedicated June 2020 In very poor condition by 1980. 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 Yes July 2020 Created before 1980.
Zalužani Banja Luka Zalužani Airfield, outside Parachute Club Bust of NH Franjo Kluz Bust Yes July 2020 Created before 1980.
Zalužani Banja Luka Zalužani Airfield, outside Parachute Club Bust of Mišo Jazbec Bust Yes July 2020 Created before 1980.
Zalužani Banja Luka Zalužani Airfield, outside Parachute Club Bust of Ivica Mitričić Bregejac Bust Yes July 2020 Created before 1980.
Potkozarje Partisans' cemetery Monument to fallen fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Monument 1977 Yes June 2020 In good condition
Potkozarje Karalići Cemetery of Partisan fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Cemetery 1977 Yes June 2020
Potkozarje Partisans' cemetery Bust of NH Boško Karalić Bust 1987 Yes June 2020
Potkozarje Partisans' cemetery Memorial fountain Fountain Yes June 2020 Either created or heavily renovated after 1995
Verići Partisans' cemetery Cemetery 1957 Yes February 2022 Originally contained remains of 34 fallen fighters. Later expanded to contain remains of 117 fallen fighters.
Verići Partisans' cemetery Bust of NH Branko Popović Bust Ahmed Bešić Yes February 2022 Created before 1980
Verići Close to Partisans' cemetery Memorial fountain to commemorate NH Branko Popović Fountain Yes February 2022
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, in very poor condition by 1980. 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 1961 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 1961
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 Created prior to 1963.
Banja Luka Ive Lole Ribara 2 (former) Plaque to commemorate location of Workers' Council 1919-1927 Memorial Plaque 1957
Banja Luka Srpska Ulica, Workers' Hall (former) Plaque to commemorate establishment of RKUD "Pelagić" in 1927 Memorial Plaque 1957 Yes May 2021
Banja Luka Srpska Ulica, Workers' Hall (former) Plaque to commemorate location of Workers' Hall 1927-1941 Memorial Plaque 1957 Yes May 2021
Banja Luka Ul. Pave Radana 19 Plaque to mark the house of Pavo Radan Memorial Plaque 1951 Yes May 2021
Banja Luka Military cemetery (former) Monument to NH Rudi Čajavec Monument 1950 Resembles a grave with headstone
Banja Luka Borac Banja Luka stadium Plaque to commemorate members of RSD Borac who fell in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1959 Replaced Replaced by new plaque in 1981
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 Medreska 2, house of Ferid Sačić (former) Plaque to commemorate location of KPJ and SKOJ meetings Memorial Plaque 1949
Banja Luka Monument to Pavo Radan Monument
Banja Luka Kastel Fortress Bust of NH Franjo Kluz Bust 1981 Zlatko Čular
Banja Luka University Campus Bust of NH Petar Drapšin Bust Yes May 2021 Situated on pedestal with part of a tank track incorporated into the right hand side.
Banja Luka Karla Rojca 119 (former) Plaque to commemorate birthplace of NH Karlo Rojc Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Ul. Jovana Dučića 100 Plaque to commemorate actions by Milan Radman and others on 21 September 1941 Memorial Plaque Yes May 2021
Banja Luka Ul. Kralja Petra I Karađorđevića Plaque to commemorate demonstration and speech by Muhamed Kazaz in March 1941 Memorial Plaque 1981 Yes
Banja Luka Close to Law Faculty Bust of NH Đuro Pucar Stari Bust No November 2021 Created before 1985. Pedestal still in situ. Bust possibly relocated to Trg Palih Boraca.
Banja Luka Skendera Kulenovića 93, 'Glas Srpske' offices Monument to commemorate the founding of 'Glas' in 1943 Monument 1983 Yes Includes 5 bronze reliefs
Kola House of the Đajić family (former) Plaque to commemorate formation of SKOJ committee for Banja Luka Memorial Plaque Possibly created 1968.
Banja Luka Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Plaque to commemorate students who fell as fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Memorial Park 1961 Yes Building is former Teachers' School
Dragočaj Next to Desanka Maksimović elementary school Monument to fallen fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Monument Yes Created in late 1970s, and replaced earlier monument. Monument to 1992-95 war added beside.
Banja Luka Vrbanja train station Plaque to commemorate assault on train station in February 1942 Memorial Plaque 1965 Yes
Banja Luka Bosna shoe factory (former) Plaque to commemorate 6 leather workers killed in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1959
Banja Luka KUD Veselin Masleša (inside) Bust of NH Veselin Masleša Bust 1963 Ahmed Bešić
Banja Luka Plaque to commemorate theatre run by KPJ from 1919 to 1922 Memorial Plaque 1965
Karanovac Plaque to commemorate workers' strike in 1894 Memorial Plaque 1984 Yes
Pavlovac Monument to fallen fighters Monument 1951
Drakulić Monument to fallen fighters Monument 1951
Goleši OŠ Miroslav Antić Bust of NH Milorad Umjenović Bust 1971 Ahmed Bešić
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 Created before 1980. Replaced earlier monument dating to 1951. Design bears strong similarities to Ahmed Bešić's sculpture in Gornji Orlovci, Prijedor (1968).
Banja Luka Knjaza Miloša 9, Agricultural School Monument to fallen fighters from the Agricultural School Monument In very poor condition as of 1980
Banja Luka Bulevar vojvode Stepe Stepanovića, close to Rebrovačko cemetery Monument to mark site of execution Monument 1952 Replaced Marked place of execution of NH Esad Midžić and 12 others. Replaced after 1980
Dragočaj Approx. 100 metres from elementary school Monument to fallen fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Monument Replaced Replaced in the 1970s.
Banja Luka Road to Han Kola, approx. 6km from city centre Monument to 8 fallen fighters of the XV Krajinan Brigade Monument Yes March 2024 Possibly a collective grave. In very poor condition by 1980. Renovated after 1995.
Vrbanja Outside KUD Danko Mitrov Bust of NH Danko Mitrov Bust Created before 1980.
Gornji Šeher Elementary school Bust of Muhamed Kazaz Bust 1975 Ahmed Bešić Created before 1980
Banja Luka Small park on Titova Ulica (former) Bust of Pavo Radan Bust Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Students' residence Bust of NH Veljko Vlahović Bust Created between 1975 and 1980
Banja Luka Economics High School (inside) Bust of NH Ivica Mažar Bust 1975 Ahmed Bešić
Banja Luka Economics High School (inside) Plaque to commemorate students who fell as fighters in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1956
Banja Luka Trešnjik Plaque to commemorate meeting of KPJ members in 1937 Memorial Plaque Originally situated on a house, but erected on metal bracket when house was demolished, some time prior to 1980.
Banja Luka Ul. Mladena Stojanovića 7, Builders' school (inside) Plaque to commemorate students who fell in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1961
Banja Luka Ul. Mirka Višnjića 2 (former) Plaque to commemorate the house of Nikica, Dane and Stjepan Pavlić Memorial Plaque Created before 1980
Banja Luka Kastel fortress Bust of NH Rudi Čajavec Bust 1981 Zlatko Čular
Banja Luka Milan Radman elementary school (inside) Plaque to commemorate Milan Radman Memorial Plaque 1959
Banja Luka Petra Kočića 77 (former) Plaque to commemorate Vilko Vinterhalter Memorial Plaque 1978
Banja Luka Braće Bukića 44 (former) Plaque to commemorate members of the Bukić family Memorial Plaque Created before 1980
Banja Luka Kozarska 137 (former) Plaque to commemorate formation of People's Liberation Front committee Memorial Plaque 1951 Building scheduled for demolition in 1980s
Banja Luka Municipal assembly building (former) Plaque to commemorate visit by Josip Broz Tito Memorial Plaque 1987
Gornji Rebrovac Village crossroads Fountain to commemorate fallen fighters and Victims of Fascist Terror Fountain 1967
Banja Luka Hygiene Institute, Aleja Braće Pavlić (former) Plaque to commemorate employees of the Hygiene Institute who fell in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1948 Lj. Majstorović Yes
Vrbanja Elementary school Bust of Ajša Karabegović Bust Created before 1980
Han Kola Elementary school Bust of Branko Zagorac Bust Created before 1980.
Gornji Pervan Elementary school Bust of NH Milorad Umjenović Bust Created before 1980.
Gornji Šeher KUD Budućnost, Muhameda Kazaza 21 (former) Plaque to commemorate KPJ party meetings Memorial Plaque Created before 1980
Gornji Šeher Idriza Masle 38 (former) Plaque to commemorate residence of Idriz Maslo Memorial Plaque Created before 1980
Banja Luka 'Bosna' shoe factory (former) Plaque to commemorate Muhamed Kazaz Memorial Plaque Created before 1980
Banja Luka 'Bosna' shoe factory (former) Bust of Muhamed Kazaz Bust Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Stevana Bulajića 5 Plaque to commemorate command post of the IX Krajinan Division Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Stevana Bulajića 5 Relief to commemorate the NOB Artwork Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Vilsonova 10 Plaque to commemorate regional SKOJ conference in 1934 Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Economics High School (inside) Plaque to commemorate the NOB Memorial Plaque Created before 1980. One of two plaques inside the school.
Banja Luka Bulevar Revolucije 15 (former) Plaque to commemorate the Maglajlić family Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Gornji Pervan Elementary school Plaque to commemorate NH Milorad Umjenović Memorial Plaque 1971
Gornji Pervan Elementary school (former) Plaque to commemorate NH Milorad Umjenović Memorial Plaque 1953
Banja Luka Library building, Dr. Mladena Stojanovića (former) Plaque to commemorate NH Dr. Mladen Stojanović Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Borac Banja Luka stadium, East stand Plaque to commemorate members of Borac sports club who fell in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1981
Banja Luka Workers' Hall, Ive Lole Ribara 4 (former) Plaque to commemorate regional KPJ headquarters in 1919-20 Memorial Plaque Created before 1980. Almost certainly created after 1969.
Banja Luka Rudi Čajavec Aero Club, Braće Pavlića 86 (former) Plaque to commemorate Revolutionaries Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Ivo Andrić elementary school Plaque to commemorate the Pavlić brothers Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Plaque to commemorate the youth of Banja Luka Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Economics School, Krajiških brigada 12 (former) Plaque to commemorate Milan Radman Memorial Plaque Created before 1980
Banja Luka Milana Radmana 6 (former) Plaque to commemorate members of the Podgornik family Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Kmećani Elementary school Plaque to commemorate Muhamed Kazaz Memorial Plaque 1953
Banja Luka Braće i sestara Kapor 6 Plaque to commemorate the Odić brothers Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Ul. Solunska Plaque to commemorate Filip Macura Memorial Plaque Former address was Fadila Maglajlića 8. Created before 1980.
Piskavica Community hall (former) Plaque to commemorate fallen fighters Memorial Plaque No Removed before 1984.
Banja Luka Technical High School, Vuka Karadžića 2 (former) Plaque to commemorate Osman Malkić - Maga Memorial Plaque Created before 1980.
Banja Luka Courtyard of Energomont factory (former) Bust of Josip Broz Tito Bust 1986 Milica Đukić
Dobrnja Mika Bosnić barracks Bust of NH Mika Bosnić Bust Yes