Jajce is a town and municipality located in the central part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Jajce was first built in the 14th century and served as the capital of the independent Kingdom of Bosniaduring its time. The town has gates as fortifications, as well as a castle with walls which lead to the various gates around the town. Jajce was the residence of the last Bosnian king Stjepan Tomasevic; the Ottomans besieged the town and executed him, but held it only for six months, before the Hungarian King Matthias Corvinus seized it at the siege of Jajce and established the Banovina of Jajce.
The town is famous for its beautiful waterfall where the Pliva River meets the river Vrbas. Jajce is situated in the mountains, there is a beautiful countryside near the city, rivers such as the Vrbas and Pliva, lakes like Pliva lake, which is also a popular destination for the local people and some tourists. This lake is called Brana in the local parlance. Not far from Jajce there are mountains that are over two thousand meters high like Vlasic near the city of Travnik.