Necropolis at Gorsic Polje, Cultural Heritage and Interesting Tourist Destination

necropolis“Festival of the Middle Age“ in Gorazde was marked by an interesting visit to the necropolis Gorsic polje where members of the Association Cultural heritage of Bosna Podrinje Canton Gorazde, held lectures to attendees, among other things, presenting the necropolis as a new tourist destination important in the development of the cultural tourism on this region and in the entire B&H.

The site with the necropolis Gorsic polje is located in the village Hrancici near Gorazde. Formerly, it was neglected but thanks to members of the Association Cultural Heritage it became one of the most visited and interesting places in the region of BPC Gorazde, part of the heritage that was not left to oblivion. Instead, thanks to activities and field investigations of members of this association, five years ago, necropolis Gorsic polje was identified as a valuable cultural and historical treasure that was not evidenced in the expert literature or adequately protected by the existing legislation.

But it is about the necropolis with 324 tombstones, which was declared as a protected national monument by the Commission for preservation of national monuments B&H.

Necropolis was included in 22 localities from B&H that were nominated for the inclusion on the List of world heritage UNESCO.

During the visit to the necropolis, attendees tasted traditional Bosnian meals, pies, cheese, cream, hunter’s stew and variety of jams and juices.

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