The natural and architectural ensemble of Blagaj

The natural and architectural ensemble of Blagaj is part of the Tentative list of Bosnia Herzegovina in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

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Germany - 23-Sep-08 -

Blagaj was certainly the highlight of my trip to Bosnia. It is a sacred Muslim site in an inspiring natural setting. The Dervish Madrasa (perhaps comparable to a Christian monastery) can be visited and is built in the Turkish Baroque style. Most impressive, however, is the the river leading to the cave and the cliff above, covered with a hanging tree. Historically vultures used to nest here. You can eat traditional Bosniak food at one of the many nearby restaurants.

I think this place is a special representation of Bosnian life. On the other hand, its authenticity seems to have been largely compromised.


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The natural and architectural ensemble of Blagaj
Bosnia Herzegovina
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