Former Ljubljanska Bank

Location: Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Completed: 1980s

Architect: Dragan Bijedić

Alternative name: Sniper Tower

Genre: Modernist, Socialist architecture, former Yugoslavia

The former Ljubljanska Bank was the tallest building in Mostar at the time of the Bosnian War (April 1992-December 1995). Broadly speaking, during the conflict, the Croats had control of the west of the city, while the Bosniaks were situated in the east. The former bank was positioned in Croat held territory and provided an uninterrupted view across to the eastern side of the city, making it an excellent vantage point for the Croat marksmen and earning it the nickname of the Sniper Tower. More information about the former Ljubljanska Bank (Sniper Tower).

Former Ljubljanska Bank (Sniper Tower) in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina | Modernist | Socialist architecture | former Yugoslavia

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