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.

The House of Koroglu Family

The House of Koroglu Family

Colloquially known as “Kaçamak Mëhallë”, not far away from the old centre of Mitrovica town, in a wide yard, the house of Koroglu family is located. Data indicate that the house was built around the f...

The Mosque of Mazhiqi

The Mosque of Mazhiqi

Mazhiq village, situated along Mitrovica – Podujeva road, 13 kilometres off Mitrovica, is the location of renown mosque and cemetery compound named Trepca Mosque (“Xhamia e Trepçës”). The Trepca Mosqu...

Xhafer Deva’s House

Xhafer Deva’s House

The house of Xhafer Deva is built in the centre of the city, namely in the old city of Mitrovica, close to the central facilities and institutions. The house was built in 1930. Initially, the ho...

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