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|Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Built by||Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić|
|Events||In 1461 coronation of the last Bosnian king, Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia; In 1463 and 1527 captured by the Ottomans; In 1471 captured by Matthias Corvinus|
|Matthias Corvinus, Petar Berislavić, Tvrtko II of Bosnia, Stephen Thomas of Bosnia, Stephen Tomašević of Bosnia, Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić|
Jajce Fortress is a fortress in Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was built around the fourteenth century, but it was many times repaired and rebuilt. On the southwest is an entrance with the royal coat of arms. The fortress covers an area of 11 200 m2 and the length of the walls is 1300 meters.
The fortress was built by Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić, the founder of Jajce. It was the seat of the kings, who engraved their coat of arms on the castle. A part of the wall was found by the Hungarian King and the Ottomans made the powder magazine. The walls are high and the castle was built on a hill that is egg shaped, the rivers Pliva and Vrbas also protect the castle. There is no rampart on the southeast, but the windows and porches are looking on this side. The whole area is geographically and historically interesting.
Jajce was the last Bosnian town that, in the 1528, fell into the hands of the Ottoman Empire.
Jajce fortress, southwest entrance with the royal Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić coat of arms
- Dr. Ćiro Truhelka Kraljevski grad Jajce
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