Široki Brijeg

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Široki Brijeg, (Croatian for wide hill), sometimes known as Široki Brig or by the local inhabitants simply as Široki, is a town on the river Lištica in northern Herzegovina, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Understand[edit]

The town itself has a population of about 10 thousand people, while there are another 20 thousand people in the surrounding countryside.

Geography[edit]

The town is at 270 above sea level and is in Low Herzegovina, while a huge portion of the surrounding countryside is mountainous and is in High Herzegovina.

Read[edit]

Get in[edit]

  • From Mostar, 20-25 km.
  • From Međugorje, 42 km
  • From the Adriatic coast and the city of Ploče, 88 km.
  • From the Adriatic coast and the city of Split, 119 km.

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Italian fort (forest road). non stop. Residue of the Italian fort built during world war two above the hill. free.
  • Franciscan church and monastery.
  • Holy family insitute.

Do[edit]

  • NK Široki Brijeg. The local football (soccer) club. The town holds a memorial football tournament each year in honour of Gojko Šušak, the former Croatian defence minister, a naturalised Canadian citizen, and town native.
  • HKK Široki. The local basketball club.
  • Dani Filma (Days of Film). film festival.

Buy[edit]

  • Mepas.
  • Konzum.
  • Super Nova.

Eat[edit]

  • Kraljica.
  • Idu dani.
  • Mediteran.
  • Don Angelo.
  • Veseljak.
  • kod Kitića.
  • Dvijei topole (70 years tradition), Fra Didaka Buntića bb 039 704 240.
  • Venecija.
  • Kod Čuline.
  • Luka.
  • Kod Čolića.
  • Borak.
  • Šaškor.
  • BarriqueTrnska cesta bb.

Drink[edit]

  • GalerijaStjepana Radića.
  • MexxStjepana Radića.
  • Best.
  • MozartTrg Ante Starčevića.
  • PassageTrnska cesta bb.
  • Šport.
  • Big BenStjepana Radića.
  • SaloonStjepana Radića.
  • James Deanfra Didaka Buntića.

Sleep[edit]

  • Hotel Park (Hotel Park - Široki Brijeg), Trg Ante Starčevića 4 ++387 39 700 500.
  • Royal.
  • Đulić.

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