Marija Bistrica Church

Marija Bistrica Croatia’s largest pilgrimage

The red-roofed village of Marija Bistrica on the slopes of Medvednica mountain in Krapina-Zagorje county is the largest and most important pilgrimage site in Croatia. What steals the show here is the Marija Bistrica Church, with its Black Madonna statue, and The Stations of the Cross path up Calvary Hill. Marija Bistrica is about 40 […]

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Ostrog Monastery Montenegro

Ostrog Monastery a true miracle and a sacred pilgrimage

Ostrog Monastery is a true miracle, made by joint efforts of nature and mankind. It is a monastery carved into an almost vertical cliff of mountain called Ostroska Greda at the height of 900 meters above sea level. Carved into a sheer vertical cliff, the piercing white Ostrog Monastery is a sacred pilgrimage for Orthodox […]

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Ajvatovica Prusac prayer

Ajvatovica pilgrimage

Ajvatovica is the largest Islamic traditional, religious and cultural event in Europe. It is located near Prusac, Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was named after Ajvaz Dede (Grandfather Ajvaz), a pious Muslim working to enlighten the population and achieve progress in the area. Ajvaz-Dedo, came into today’s Prusac from the East after the Turkish conquest of […]

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Medjugorje

Medjugorje apparitions

Medjugorje is a town located in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina, close to the border with Croatia. The town is part of the municipality of Čitluk. Since 1981, it has become a popular (but still unapproved by the Vatican) site of Catholic pilgrimage due to reports of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to […]

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