Medjugorje

A quiet town famed mostly for a 1981 apparition of the Virgin Mary, since becoming a major pilgrimage site for Catholics.

Medjugorje is a town located in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, around 25km southwest of Mostar and close to the border of Croatia. Since 1981, it has become a popular site of Catholic pilgrimage due to reports of alleged apparitions of the Virgin Mary to six local Catholics. The name Medjugorje literally means "between mountains". At an altitude of 200m above sea level it has a mild Mediterranean climate. The town consists of an ethnically homogeneous Croat population. The Roman Catholic parish consists of five neighboring villages. When here, don't forget to visit the Church of St. Jacob.
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