Fojnica is a town and municipality in central Bosnia and Herzegovina, located west of the capital Sarajevo. It lies in the valley of the Fojnička River, tributary of the river Bosna. Administratively, Fojnica is part of the Central Bosnia Canton of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Fojnica is a small, picturesque town in central Bosnia. The most important cultural site in Fojnica is the Holy Spirit Franciscan Monastery which houses an important part of the nation's cultural heritage, maintained by the Franciscan Province of Bosna Srebrena.
The Franciscan monastery in Fojnica has a large library of philosophical and theological works printed from the 16th to the 19th centuries, with some dating back to 1481. The monastery is currently under renovation. The last Queen of Bosnia, Katarina Kosača-Kotromanić sought refuge from the Ottomans in the mountains near Fojnica, before making her way to Rome and making the Pope (and all future Pope's) sovereign of Bosnia.