Komotin Castle is a ruined castle in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Jajce Municipality. Komotin is believed to have been built in the early 14th century. The last Bosnian King Stephen Tomašević issued a charter which gave Komotin to his uncle Radivoj Kotromanić.

The architecture shows that komotin was a manorial court, but its positioning high on a hill that was difficult to access other than by narrow winding paths made it easily defendable. Once intruders and invaders had gotten up the path they then had a moat to contend with that could only be crossed by drawbridge. The walls of the manor were between 1.2 and 1.4 metres (3.9 and 4.6 ft) thick, with a rectangular shape. Within the walls was also a large and small bailey, plus quarters and accommodations.

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Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Founded: 14th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Yuri Apostolou (14 months ago)
Very difficult to reach it, I suggest not go alone and without right clothes. To me it took 2 hours to reach it, walking in the bush was a good experience, but nevertheless take care of bears! I don’t know if it can be reached easily from other towns. I started from Gornj Bespel village.
Emir Sahman (2 years ago)
The remains of the Komotin fortress have their own story: Komotin cannot be seen from the roads of that time, it is hidden. According to the legend, Komotin was a hidden vault in which gold, gunpowder and buckwheat were kept. Hard to access, very easy to defend ... This is a place to visit
NikoS 1987 (3 years ago)
Komotin Fort Komotin Castle is a ruined castle in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Jajce Municipality. Komotin is believed to have been built in the early 14th century. The last Bosnian King Stephen Tomašević issued a charter which gave Komotin to his uncle Radivoj Kotromanić. The architecture shows that komotin was a manorial court, but its positioning high on a hill that was difficult to access other than by narrow winding paths made it easily defendable. Once intruders and invaders had gotten up the path they then had a moat to contend with that could only be crossed by drawbridge. The walls of the manor were between 1.2 and 1.4 metres (3.9 and 4.6 ft) thick, with a rectangular shape. Within the walls was also a large and small bailey, plus quarters and accommodations.
Bojan Budeš (4 years ago)
Old fortress with spectacular views. Amazing
Zlatan Olić (6 years ago)
It was probably built by Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić (Kotor, today Kotor Varoš, around 1350 - 1416), Grand Duke of Bosnia, Duke of the Lower Regions, Croatian Ban (Viceroy), Prefect of Vrbas County and Duke of Split.
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