Zenica is the
largest, most industrial town in central Bosnia and is the political,
administrative and cultural centre of the Zenica-Doboj Canton.
more to Zenica than the rather intrusive industrial zone that dominates
the city's image.
Prior to the Bosnian war, Zenica was mostly known for
its massive steel industry and the city grew significantly during Tito's
Yugoslavia as many apartment blocks were erected to house growing mining
Peeling back the socialist layer of crude architecture and
bulky industry reveals the old Zenica and the true heart of the city - a
quaint downtown district with mosques, Catholic and Orthodox churches, and
a Jewish synagogue.