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BANJA LUKA TOUR

 

June, 17th 2013.

 

 Group 1: Sightseeing – tour starts at 10:00, “Kastel Fortress” (West Gate)

 

 

10.00 –12.00 Sightseeing of the downtown Banja Luka and the “Kastel Fortess” (walking tour)

„Ferhadija Mosque” and the „Safikada legend“ (Temple of love)

"Kastel Fortress", town centre, left bank of the Vrbas River and the memorial plaque for 1969 earthquake

Gospodska street”, the main pedestrian zone in Banja Luka

Christ the Saviour Orthodox Church

The Kingdom of Yugoslavia (Administration, “ Banski dvor” (Governor's Palace), the Mortgage Bank)

The National Theatre of the Republic of Srpska

Roman Catholic Church "St. Bonaventura "

Museum of Contemporary Art of Republic of Srpska

 

12.00 to 13.00 Banj Hill (Šehitluci) - Panoramic tour of the city. The monument to fallen Krajina soldiers, in the War for Liberation (1941-1945) against fascism is located at the top of the Banj Hill (431 meters of altitude) which dominates over Banjaluka. It is around 5 kilometers away from the city. The monument of the mausoleic type (13 meters high and 24 meters long), is a work of one of the greatest Yugoslav sculptors and craftsmen of memorial plastic of Antun Augustinčić.

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13.00 – Picnic in Trešnjik

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Group 2: RAFTING Vrbas River- Tour starts at 10.00 am

 

10.00 to 10.20 Transfer do rafting centra “Kanjon”Transfer to the rafting centre "Canyon" - 12 kilometres south from the city centre, along the main road M-16 (E661) to Jajce.

 

10.20 to 12.20 Rafting, Vrbas River - OVrbas is fast mountain river with several sparkling and wild sections and rapid falls and is among several most attractive rivers in Europe with degree of severity 3-4. Vrbas passes two canyons - Canyon Tijesno (5 km) and Canyon Podmilačje (8 km). Participants do not need any rowing experience or skills. In just a few minutes, led by experienced skippers, you will become part of the trained rowing team running through the foaming cascades. Necessary accessorize: shorts, T-shirts and sports shoes is all you need to stay on the river. Bring a towel, dry clothes and shoes you'll wear after the adventure. It is good to have some protection from the sun on the river. If you want to take pictures, use a waterproof camera (underwater single - use camera). Do not carry valuables (jewellery, watches, etc.) and, if you wear glasses, tight them by strip.

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 13.00 – Picnic in Trešnjik

   
 
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