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Medjugorje is one of the most famous Catholic shrines in the world, located near the town Èitluk, in the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It has about 4.300 inhabitants, and became famous for the apparitions of the Virgin Mary, which first started in 1981st year. Since then this is the place in Herzegovina, near Sarajevo, is one of the most visited tourist destinations, which yearly round about a million Catholics from around the world. In contrast to the Marian shrine at Lourdes in France, which with its six million people a year and became a commercial paradise for local caterers, Shrine of Medjugorje is still retained its original charm, where pilgrims find peace in faith. The center of the Shrine of Queen of Peace in Medjugorje shrine officially called, is the church. James in the city center.
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