Private Tour from Sarajevo: Full-Day Trip to Medjugorje
- Small group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 1 day
Međugorje is a town located in the Herzegovina region of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Since 1981, when six local children claimed they saw visions of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Medjugorje has become an unapproved Catholic pilgrimage destination. The messages attributed to Our Lady of Medjugorje have a strong following among Catholics worldwide. Medjugorje has become one of the most popular pilgrimage sites for Catholics in the world and has turned into Europe’s third most important apparition site, where each year more than 1 million people visit. It has been estimated that 30 million pilgrims have come to Medjugorje since the reputed apparitions began in 1981. Many have reported visual phenomena including the sun spinning in the sky or changing color and figures such as hearts and crosses around the sun. For those of you who have never been to Medjugorje, you will experience one of the most ...
Starting off with a quick introduction with your professional tour guide, you will be taken through an overview of the Islamic religion, including its beginnings and evolution. From tradition to culture, from social relations to every day life, you can discover the religion of Islam, including why is it considered to be one of the most peaceful religions in the world. With your Sarajevo insider, you will cover the history of Islam in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and how much it contributed to peoples' lives and culture. You will also find out how it has co-existed with the other religions for hundreds of years.
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We had a great time. Our guide gave as soooo many information about islam and what does it mean to be a muslim in bosnia. At the end we ended up drinking bosnian coffee together and chatting about life. Great experience, many thanks.
Very nice tour, I learned a lot about Islam with my nice guide.