"On the crossrouds" Doboj by Odiseya

Doboj Travel Guide: 70 reviews and 174 photos

Introduction of Doboj

Doboj is a pictures city in northeast part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and in the central section of Republika Srpska.

The oldest written source that mentions the name Doboj originates from 1415. One oral-folk legend said that name of town come from two Serbian words: dolina (Valley) and boj/vojevati (Battle).

Based of amendment XL on Constitution of Republika Srpska, National essembly of Republika Srpska, with support of Council of Nations Bosnia and Herzegovina, adopted decree about the proclamation of the City of Doboj.
Officially from 19th July 2012. Doboj, Bijeljina, Prijedor and Trebinje is City.

Gradina - Fortress from XIII centuries

On the prominent hill in the town all visitors first to see is "old Lady" Gradina. He is here trough centuries to welcome all known and unknown travelers.
It was the nucleus from which the present-day town Doboj was developed.

City demage by flooding

Doboj suffered horrible damage by flooding start from 15th May 2014.

We all wishing for a quick end! The clean up will long and hard!

Link for humanitarian assistance to victims of floods in Republika Srpska:

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:lots a potential for actieve vacation
  • Cons:undiscoverd
  • In a nutshell:Worth to visit
  • Intro Updated May 24, 2014
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  • Chinggis_n_Borte's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2014 at 3:31 AM

    Interesting page and introduction to Doboj. Hopefully one day we will be able to explore this part of the Balkans too.

  • Regina1965's Profile Photo
    Nov 10, 2013 at 12:14 AM

    You live in a beautiful place :)

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Aug 28, 2012 at 3:15 AM

    An interesting introduction to your home city!

  • zadunajska8's Profile Photo
    Aug 15, 2012 at 12:04 AM

    Thank you for sharing about your home town. I love old castles too!

  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Aug 13, 2012 at 1:55 PM

    nice to see your home town thanks, I love visiting castles and the views they have down from their perches so I would enjoy visiting the fortress

    • Odiseya's Profile Photo
      May 9, 2014 at 3:52 AM

      I am glad you liked! I hope you will visit Doboj one day!

  • ettiewyn's Profile Photo
    Aug 9, 2012 at 9:39 AM

    A very interesting place, Doboj looks like a very nice place! I found Iva on youtube and their music sounds beautiful!

  • Kuznetsov_Sergey's Profile Photo
    Aug 8, 2012 at 7:33 AM

    What an interesting place you live, Alexandra! Dolina and boj have the same meanings in Russian.

    • Odiseya's Profile Photo
      May 9, 2014 at 3:50 AM

      Thank you for nice comment! I love to learn foreign language. I planning to improve my knowledge of Russian language.

  • slothtraveller's Profile Photo
    Aug 4, 2012 at 3:25 PM

    What a pleasure to read about your hometown, Aleksandra! This part of Bosnia looks very picturesque.

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Jun 18, 2012 at 3:44 PM

    A good start!

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