10 Jun Medjugorje – World famous pilgrimage place
Medjugorje – small but world famous pilgrimage place in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Medjugorje is a small, world-famous pilgrimage place in Bosnia and Herzegovina that annually visits hundreds of thousands of people. This is the most famous village in the area of Holy Mother’s apparitions. What you must surely see when you come to Medjugorje is the church of St. James. Along with the church, there is an altar for an outdoor celebration and a large number of confessional halls.
Immediately behind the church is the statue of the Risen Christ, with tears on his right ankle. The place where Holy Mother displayed the Hill of Apparitions, which for pilgrims represents a significant place of prayer and encounter with the Holy Mother. At the foot of the hill is the Blue Cross, where prayer groups from all over the world meet. Mount Krizevac is also unavoidable for pilgrims, a place of prayer and a meeting with Jesus in torment.
The beautiful waterfalls of Kravica are only 15 minutes away from Medjugorje and are a popular resort and beach resort. It is the most attractive to visit in the spring when everything is green.
Mostar is away from Medjugorje for half an hour, 25 km. It is also worth visiting the old town of Pocitelj, a fortress dating to the Middle Ages. It is about half an hour from Medjugorje.
If you want to go to the sea, the highway is 10 minutes away from Medjugorje. In half an hour you can be on one of the beautiful beaches of the Adriatic Sea. It is also close to Split, driving around an hour, and Dubrovnik about 2 hours. The advantage of accommodation in Medjugorje is certainly lower prices than at sea, but also privacy, greater comfort and the many natural beauties that this area offers you. If you are looking for accommodation, we can provide you with some of our beautiful villas.