The foundation of Tešanj Castle was started even before the Romans conquered the region. Exact dates are unknown. It was later enhanced by the Romans, Slavs and the Ottoman forces. It has been primarily a defensive fortification. Tešanj Castle is one of the most significant and biggest castles in Bosnia, with an area of 6,296 square metres. During the Ottoman period, the destroyed castle was rebuilt castle and it had a permanent garrison.

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

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Neko Drugi (2 years ago)
You get to see 3 museums for 1€ entry ticket. There is also a nice caffe at the top of ghe castle. Awesome place to viait but not much to do.
Dzenis Alickovic (3 years ago)
Beautiful castle , i visit it often. You get an amazing view of Tešanj from the top and especially the old part of town. Highly recommend!
Lejla Saric Saric (3 years ago)
Tešanj is a lovely small town filled with pebbled streets and history. We didn't have plenty of time to investigate them. We j7st had enough to climb the hill and the castle. The entrance fee is 1 euro. It is a pretty steep climb so wear adequate pair of shoes. The view from the top is gorgeous.
Mac Mirza (3 years ago)
Excellent. Very friendly staff, nice view. Beautiful spot and must visit in Tesanj.
Dzeneta Bjelak (3 years ago)
Cheap entrance, nice and helpful staff, detailed and interesting exhibition. A must see if you're in the area!
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