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Radimlja, Stolac

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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Radimlja is a stećak necropolis located near Stolac, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is located in Vidovo polje, 3 km west of Stolac, on the Čapljina-Stolac road. The Radimlja necropolis is one of the most valuable monuments of the mediaeval period in Bosnia and Herzegovina.The majority of its stećak tombstones date from the 15th and 16th centuries, as evidenced by the epitaph on one of the tombstones - this was the period when the Hrabren Miloradović family lived in Ošanići. Records from 1967 show that the necropolis then had a total of 133 tombstones.When the Čapljina-Stolac road was built during the Austro-Hungarian period, it ran through the necropolis, leaving 11 tombstones to the north and all the rest to the south of the road. Some twenty tombstones were probably destroyed in the process. A total of 63 are decorated, in bas relief, engraving or a combination of the two. The finest decorated examples are gabled tombstones and tall chest-shaped tombstones. There are epitaphs on five tombstones referring to the Hrabren Miloradović family.The site is in jeopardy from the construction of buildings in the immediate vicinity.
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  • Site absolutely not advertised but very interesting. Modest ticket (€ 2 per head). Are kept 133 stećak (of which 63 adorned). Are sepulchral monuments in stone, although the origin and function of these monuments are still uncertain. The bogomils were a Christian heretical sect spread from Thrace to Bulgaria from 10th century. In the twelfth century. spread in Serbia and Bosnia. There are around 60,000 throughout Bosnia Stećak in 3000 places. Have written in the Cyrillic alphabet used in Bosančica, the ancient language of Bosnia. Are decorated with symbols tied to the land, to family, to the Sun, the Moon and the dances. It is thought to have been built in the middle of ' 400. To see.
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  • The necropolis on Radimlja is the best known site containing stećci, the medieval tomb stones. It is located 3 km west of Stolac, along the Stolac – Čapljina road. The necropolis is among the most val...  read more »
  • The necropolis of Radimlja is just became part of Worl Heritage. These medieval tombstones are called "Stecci" and are dated from the 12th to 16th centuries. Many burials are decorated in bas relief s...  read more »
  • This country's equivalent of Stonehenge. Beautiful, bewildering, mysterious. Great historical background. The entrance fee is 2 euros.
  • Very interesting necropolis. The spot itself is amazing too.
  • Izvrsno uređeno mjesto, prepuno povjesti. Kvalitetan vodič
  • The entrance is a bit expensive to see twenty of stones in a field. We made the rounds in 5 minutes
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  • Worth a visit.
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