Specifics of the Region of Mitrovica (Cultural Heritage)

The region of Mitrovica includes the municipality of Vushtrri, Skenderaj, Zubin Potok, Zveçan and Leposaviq. There aren't many places where the people have left such an important footprint on its material and spiritual culture and its creative development, such as the region of Mitrovica, particularly in terms of the inception of the establishment of such municipalities. This region initially was with Neolithic, Roman and medieval settlements, Ottoman period towns (Kasabs), commercial-craftsman towns. In recent times, Mitrovica is known as a contemporary industrial town.Read more

In addition to the immovable archaeological and architectonic heritage, which is proof of life in historical periods, today, we also have movable and spiritual heritage that we encounter in museum collections, archives of the region, and private collections. Archaeological, architectonic, movable and spiritual cultural heritage is living evidence of the past eras and a rich political and cultural history, not only as knowledge of the past but also as a comparison with the present.

The region of Mitrovica has listed a total of 164 assets in the Cultural Heritage List for Temporary Protectin, of which, 39 movable exhibits, 125 movable assets, of which 39 are archaeological reservations, 8 archaeological ensembles, 78 architectural ensembles, of which 87 profane, 34 sacral and 4 utilitarian.

Arsim Leniqi’s House

Arsim Leniqi’s House

The urban residential building (G+1) is located in the city centre, an area covered by the Regulatory Plan “Qendra”. The city is known as the house of Asim Leniqi. The citizens remember that Asim Leni...

Catholic Church in Upper Vinarc/ Vinarc i Epërm

Catholic Church in Upper Vinarc/ Vinarc i Epërm

In Vinarc village which is located 7-8 km away from Mitrovica, it is located a Mortal Church (Kisha Mortore) that (according to some unpublished research) was built by local craftsmen in XIII century,...

Employment office

Employment office

Employment Office (Regional Employment Centre - Mitrovica) Within Regulatory Plan are in the "Center" of the UDP in Mitrovica, is located a building that in the population is known as the Employment...

House of Xhafer Deva (19th century)

House of Xhafer Deva (19th century)

The house of Xhafer Deva is built in the old centre of the city of Mitrovica. This building has generally preserved its shape and view. Initially, the house was used for residential purposes. The hous...

Hunting Association Home

Hunting Association Home

The building known as the Hunters Home is located inside the Regulatory Area “Qendra”, the UDP of Mitrovica. The building was built in the 20th century, namely in 1932-33. The building was constructed...

Jadran Hotel

Jadran Hotel

The former “Jadran” hotel is located in the city centre, in the “Adem Jashari” square in Mitrovica. This building was constructed in 1928. The building is an investment of the rich family Zarkovic f...

Mosque of Vllahia

Mosque of Vllahia

Mosque od Vllahia is located in village Vllahi 20 km North of Mitrovica. On the spread of Islam it began to appear Islamic culture and art. Islamic art in was the main means of expression in the arch...

Neolithic archaeological site-Fafos

Neolithic archaeological site-Fafos

The archaeological site of Fafos is situated in the suburban area of Mitrovica, set within the industrial quarter of the FAFOS factory, (phosphates production). The site was investigated during the ti...

Residential house of  Mirsad Ferati

Residential house of Mirsad Ferati

At the core of the city of Mitrovica, is located a residential house owned by Mirsad Ferati.. House is built in XX century. House is built in the height of GF +1, and has had a residential function...

Ruševine Latinsko Katoličke crkve,saksa Sveti Petar

Ruševine Latinsko Katoličke crkve,saksa Sveti Petar

The Catholic Church – Saint Peter is located around 9 km to the east of Mitrovica City, in Stan-Tërg, Municipality of Mitrovica. It is a sacred monument, built in 13th century. The ruins of the church...

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