Vareš Municipality

Monuments & Memorials

Village/MZ Address Name Type Year Author Still Exists Date Mapped Description
Okruglica Police station (former) Plaque to commemorate base of Zvijezda Partisan Detachment Memorial Plaque 1953
Okruglica Fountain to commemorate place of formation of Zvijezda Partisan Detachment Fountain 1951 Edo Negovetić Yes Known locally as 'Kiseljak'. Memorial plaque no longer exists.
Okruglica Collective grave of fighters of the Eastern Bosnian Brigade & other NOVJ units Communal Grave 1953 Edo Negovetić Yes Obelisk survives, but enclosure destroyed.
Pajtov Han Along main road from Breza Relief to commemorate attack on armoured train Artwork 1962 Marijan Kocković, Vinko Leki Yes Relief created by Marijan Kocković in 1962, block inscribed with names of fallen fighters directly below the relief part of composition created by Vinko Leki in 1951.
Vareš Ul. Zvijezda 'Rudar' monument Monument 1958 Marijan Kocković Yes
Tisovci Village centre Monument to Branko Jelić and Alojz Mirčić Monument 1956 Ilija Zloušić Yes Renovated between 2010 and 2015
Dragovići Village centre Fountain to commemorate the formation of the village's People's Liberation Committee and fallen fighters Fountain 1951 Yes Fountain no longer in function and plaque covered in graffiti by 2010. Restored prior to March 2013.
Vareš In front of elementary school Memorial ossuary of Partisan fighters Ossuary 1977 Zlatko Ugljen Yes Replaced ossuary dating to 1947.
Vareš Bust of Rešad Saletović Bust Yes Created after 1970 but before 1981
Vareš Majdan Alongside main road Monument to fallen fighters of the NOR Monument 1951 Vinko Leki, Edo Negovetić Yes
Duboštica Monument to commemorate Gligor Radovanović and Jovica Kokanović Monument 1960 Yes
Mijakovići Fountain to commemorate Redžo Golić and Avdo Ibrišimović Fountain 1952 Edo Negovetić Yes Renovated between 2011 and 2018
Mijakovićke Poljice Collective grave of fallen fighters of the NOR Communal Grave 1953 Edo Negovetić Yes Restored September 2020
Vareš Exit of town Relief to commemorate the Working Class Artwork Marijan Kocković Yes
Dabravine Close to train station (former) Partisans' cemetery Cemetery 1954 Edo Negovetić Yes In very good condition
Šikulje Beside local cemetery Ossuary of Victims of Fascist Terror Ossuary 1951 Yes Restored in 2015, with plaque replaced and cross added. Cross removed by September 2022.
Vareš Local clinic Plaque to commemorate fallen fighters and NOVJ units Memorial Plaque Created before 1981
Mir Entrance to village, on left side of road Memorial fountain Fountain No Created prior to 1966. Fountain still in function, but plaque no longer exists.
Pržići Monument to the NOB Monument 1965 Zlatko Ugljen
Vareš House of the Andrijević family (former) Plaque to commemorate meetings of the local Partisan group Memorial Plaque 1959 Replaced Replaced when building demolished
Vareš Site of the house of the Andrijević family (former) Plaque to commemorate meetings of the local Partisan group Memorial Plaque Yes Replacement plaque, created when new building constructed on site, most likely during the earl 1980s.
Karasanovina Javorje mountaineers' lodge Plaque to commemorate mountaineers who fell in the NOB Memorial Plaque 1961 Yes
Slavin Fountain to commemorate fallen fighters Fountain 1961 Still existed in 2019, but in poor condition.
Planinica Village centre Fountain to commemorate actions by the Zvijezda Partisan Detachment Fountain 1951 Replaced Lay in ruins as of 2011. Replaced by new monument in 2015.
Vareš Plaque to commemorate 1905 workers' strike Memorial Plaque 1955 Yes Made of cast iron. Possibly not original location.
Vareš Ossuary of fallen fighters Ossuary 1947 Vinko Leki Replaced Contained remains of 17 fallen fighters. Replaced by new ossuary in 1977.
Vijaka Community Hall Plaque to commemorate residence of the Supreme Command and Tito in July 1943 Memorial Plaque 1952 Relocated Relocated to Partisans' cemetery.
Vijaka Close to community hall Partisans' cemetery Cemetery 1953 Edo Negovetić Yes Contains remains of 54 fallen fighters. Still exists and in good condition. Memorial plaque from nearby community hall relocated here.
Vareš Workers' Hall Plaque to commemorate the first Liberation of Vareš in October 1943 Memorial Plaque 1953 Edo Negovetić
Karići 20 metres from small wooden mosque Memorial ossuary of Victims of Fascist Terror Ossuary 1955 Edo Negovetić Yes Contains remains of 28 Victims of Fascist Terror. Heavily damaged, with only parts of dedicatory plaque still remaining.
Pržići Crossroads within village Fountain to commemorate Prvoborci Fountain 1956 Vinko Leki Consists of fountain with separate monument
Duboštica Ossuary of fallen fighters Ossuary 1961
Mijakovići Juse Fountain to commemorate Mujo Jusić - Rahman Fountain 1979 Yes Plaque missing and in relatively poor condition.