In the middle ages, Počitelj was the administrative centre and centre of governance of Dubrava župa (county), and its westernmost point, which gave it major strategic importance.  It is supposed that the fortified town and its attendant settlements were built by Bosnia's King Stjepan Tvrtko I in 1383.

The walled town of Počitelj evolved over the period from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries. Architecturally, the surviving stone-built parts of the town are a fortified complex, in which two stages of evolution may be observed: mediaeval, and Ottoman.

It overlooks the town and represents the panoramic place.

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Roel Bex (6 months ago)
Medieval city/castle with a lot of history. And free entry!
Rajesh Nair (7 months ago)
Fantastic view over the town , the mosque ? nearby is beautiful looking from above and the castle and fortifications at the distance and the neretva river
Cihangir Abale (13 months ago)
That‘s a huge different experience. I recommend everyone to go up the hill and watch the city from the ruins. There is one castle which is so interesting and you may also climb up the castle. Please take care while walking because the steps are very small and slippery.
Friedrich Herdegen (15 months ago)
Amazing ??
Amir Solak (16 months ago)
Astonishing historical place. Something you need to see and feel...
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