This wooden house is situated next to the old historic castle town of Sisak. It represents an great sample of workmanship skill of building the houses. Unfortunately, not much of such a houses have left in the area, although there are a few villages where people still live in it.
Drvene kuce u Posavini su omiljeno mjesto na kojem rode savijaju svoja gnijezda. Pretpostavljam da je to zbog topline koju isijava zagrijana kuca, sto bi tebalo pogodovati mladim pticima dok su u gnijezdu.
Look at the rooftop of this house, there is a stork's nest. You can see them al around in this little village called Gradusa Posavska in the vicinity of Sisak.
It is not easy to built the floors on such an narrow house like this one.There need a lot of skill for such an work because there is a cement pavement in between the floors. A numer of bad constructed houses, which can be seen around, had to be deserted because whole houses lined on one side.
This one, situated on the main road from Zagreb to Sisak, is turned into the restaurant now. It is of particular interest because of combine structure of wood and cement, which is built in the ground floor. Not much of a kind exsists.
The village of Gradusa Posavska, in the region of Sisak, is situated nearby the town of Sunja. It is one of a few left villages where the people still live in the wooden houses. Some of them are very well preserved, however, you can see also those in a poor conditions and totaly abandoned.
It is impossible to find two of a kind, because there existed a kind of the competition between the neighgoroughs. Everybody is traying to built bigger one, more beautiful and richly decorated.
This is the way of living in the region of Posavina, the area along the river of Sava.
The charactristic of Posavina region (Sisak and its surroundings) are wooden houses like this one on the picture.
Some of this houses still stood in the yards next to the new brick made ones remainding people on the past. In some of this houses, though, people still living.
The houses around the town are great, Sisak all originated in the 4TH CENTURY BEFORE CHRIST, so it is a place of magnifficant history.