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Vila Krivaja in Zavidovići, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Vila Krivaja was a residential building for the company "Eissler und Ortlieb", which was founded in 1884. It has Romantic characteristics on the inside such as wooden motifs, usage of different kinds of windows, outer staircases and porches. It was equipped with the state of the art plumbing and electrical installations.
Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zavidovići
Type of WWI-heritage
- Other military building or facility
State of repair/preservation
It is very well preserved, and does not need any reconstruction.
Historical WWI Context
In the World War One, the Vila Krivaja was used as a command and stay centre of some high officials of the Austro-Hungarian army. That was her purpose for the entire World War One.
State of legal protection
It is not protected by law or an agreement, but however, there is an indicative that the municipality of Zavidovići becomes an owner and then it would be turned into a museum.
It is in the ownership of PD “Krivaja Mobel” Zavidovići.
Kind of cultural use of WWI
Information regarding cities, villages, other touristic attractions (non-WWI) nearby
Vranduk Fortress in Zenica, Maglaj Fortress, Kraljeva Sutjeska in Kakanj.
Further information sources
Other heritage sites nearby
Museums Private Collections
National Museum of BiH in Sarajevo,
Zenica City Museum.
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