Jun 27, 2012


Ajvatovica is the largest Islamic traditional, religious and cultural event in Europe. Muslims from around the world gathered here, as it is the most important Islamic shrine in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was named after Ajvaz-dedo who was a devout Muslim.
Every year in June, thousands of Muslims gather at the holy site at Ajvatovica near the village of Prusac. According to legend, Prusac had problems with water supply.
Ajvaz-dedo found a water spring near Prusac, but it was blocked with a 74 meters long rock. Ajvaz-dedo spent 40 days praying to Allah to split the rock. On the fortieth morning ... read more
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