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Crkva sv. Marije (Fethija / Sultan Sulejmanova džamija) sa Zvonikom sv. Luke | St. Mary’s Church (The Fatih / Sultan Suleyman Mosque) with St. Luke’s Belltower | Jajce

Located within the historic core of Jajce, the Church of St. Mary holds a significant place in the rich tapestry of Bosnian history. This ancient church has witnessed royal coronations, housed sacred relics, and transformed through various cultural influences over the centuries. On April 1, 1459, Jelena Branković, the daughter of Serbian despot Lazar, brought […]

Crkva sv. Marije (Fethija / Sultan Sulejmanova džamija) sa Zvonikom sv. Luke | St. Mary’s Church (The Fatih / Sultan Suleyman Mosque) with St. Luke’s Belltower | Jajce Read More »

Church of the Holy Spirit and Franciscan Monastery | Crkva svetoga Duha i Franjevački samostan | Fojnica

The Fojnica Monastery in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a 14th-century historical site, offers a diverse collection of religious artifacts, ancient documents, and artwork. Despite partial destruction by fire in 1664, its preserved treasures draw history and art enthusiasts. A modernized museum, housing a vast mineral and ore collection, validates the region’s natural wealth.

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The Cathedral of Jesus’ Sacred Heart | Katedrala Srca Isusova | Sarajevo

View this post on Instagram A post shared by lll.ba Bosnia & Herzegovina Travel Guide (@discover_bosnia_herzegovina) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Kemal Moke Lihic (@connormead_sa) View this post on Instagram A post shared by goroPRO (@_goropro_) The Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, a majestic Catholic church, located in Sarajevo,

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The parish and sanctuary of St. John the Baptist | Župa i svetište svetog Ivana Krstitelja | Podmilacje

Explore Podmilačje, an idyllic village in Jajce municipality, situated along the Vrbas River. Just 5 km from Jajce, this historic gem holds cultural significance, highlighted by the renowned Sanctuary of St. John the Baptist. Built in 1416 and reconstructed after facing destruction in 1992, the church draws pilgrims since the 18th century. The village, a pilgrimage hub, witnesses thousands of devotees, especially during the feast of St. John.

The parish and sanctuary of St. John the Baptist | Župa i svetište svetog Ivana Krstitelja | Podmilacje Read More »

Medjugorje

Discover the spiritual allure of Medjugorje, a small town in Bosnia and Herzegovina renowned for a Virgin Mary apparition in 1981. Drawing millions of Catholic pilgrims annually, the Church of St. James, with its exquisite altar and stained glass, stands as a focal point. Ascend Apparition Hill, retracing the Stations of the Cross, to the revered site of the apparition. Krizevac Hill, adorned with a monumental cross since 1933, offers panoramic vistas. For an alternative, Risen Christ Saviour by Slovenian artist Andrej Ajdic is a poignant Easter addition. Immerse yourself in this spiritually rich destination, catering to diverse interests.

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Franciscan Monastery & Church of St. John the Baptist | Franjevački samostan & Crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja | Kraljeva Sutjeska

Discover the Franciscan Monastery Complex, featuring the stunning Church of St. John the Baptist, a museum with invaluable artifacts, and a library housing rare books and incunabula. Despite being destroyed and rebuilt multiple times, it has been active for nearly six and a half centuries.

Franciscan Monastery & Church of St. John the Baptist | Franjevački samostan & Crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja | Kraljeva Sutjeska Read More »

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