Kakanj Municipality

Monuments & Memorials


Village/MZ Address Name Type Year Author Still Exists Date Mapped Description
Kakanj Ul. Alije Izetbegovića Memorial ossuary with 107 fallen fighters Ossuary Yes Created before 1960. Extensive modifications undertaken in 1977
Kakanj Mula Mustafa Bašeskija elementary school Bust of Rudi Čajavec Bust Relocated Created after 1966. Now stands in front of Kakanj museum.
Kakanj Plaque to commemorate the NOB Memorial Plaque 1954 Relocated Replacement plaque dating to 1985 now situated inside Kakanj museum. Possibly originally located on the 'Partizan' sports hall.
Kraljeva Sutjeska Approx. 150 metres before monastery Partisans' cemetery Cemetery 1956 Yes Originally included large bronze statue of Partisan fighter holding a rifle, which no longer exists. Extensively cleaned in 2017.
Kakanj Plaque to commemorate the birthplace of NH Rudi Čajavec Memorial Plaque 1953 Yes
Zgošća Birth house of Rudi Čajavec Relief of Rudi Čajavec Artwork 1981 Oto Logo No Possibly also incorporated a memorial plaque
Zgošća Birth house of Rudi Čajavec Rudi Čajavec Memorial Room Memorial Room 1982 No
Kakanj Mula Mustafa Bašeskija elementary school Plane in honour of Rudi Čajavec Monument 1986 No
Ponijeri Beside main road to north of ski centre Monument to fallen fighters Monument 1984 Yes May 2020 Component commemorating 1992-95 war added in 2009.
Kakanj In front of former mine headquarters Monument to Ivo Lola Ribar Monument 1953 Yes Includes bust. Plaque heavily faded, but otherwise in good condition. Restored early 2020.
Kakanj Ul. Mehmeda Skopljaka Monument to commemorate Mehmed Skopljak Monument 1985 Yes
Bijele Vode Fountain to commemorate 1 May Fountain 1984 Re-dedicated New plaque added to commemorate 2 individuals killed in the 1992-95 war. Original appearance unknown
Židovo Woodland clearing Plaque to commemorate first battle of Zenica Partisan Company Memorial Plaque 1967
Gornji Dračići House of Simo Trbić (former) Plaque to commemorate command of Zenica Partisan Detachment Memorial Plaque 1967
Osredak Plaque to commemorate formation of Partisan Detachment in October 1941 Memorial Plaque Created before 1969. Supported on large wooden frame.
Meljic Plaque to commemorate the NOB Memorial Plaque Created before 1969, supported on wooden frame.
Kakanj Plaque to commemorate miners' self-management Memorial Plaque 1950