Široki Brijeg

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Široki Brijeg [1], (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.


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


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.


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][add listing]

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

Do[edit][add listing]

  • 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.  edit
  • HKK Široki. The local basketball club.  edit
  • Dani Filma (Days of Film), [3]. film festival.  edit

Buy[edit][add listing]

Eat[edit][add listing]

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

Drink[edit][add listing]

  • Galerija, Stjepana Radića.  edit
  • Mexx, Stjepana Radića.  edit
  • Best.  edit
  • Mozart, Trg Ante Starčevića.  edit
  • Passage, Trnska cesta bb.  edit
  • Šport.  edit
  • Big Ben, [4].  edit
  • Saloon, Stjepana Radića.  edit
  • James Dean, fra Didaka Buntića.  edit

Sleep[edit][add listing]

  • Hotel Park (Hotel Park - Široki Brijeg), Trg Ante Starčevića 4, ++387 39 700 500, [5].  edit


Get out[edit]

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