"The Valley of Pyramids in Visoko" Visoko by BHgirl

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Visoko...

...is a city in central Bosnia and Herzegovina with approx. 17,000 residents in town itself
...is located on the road between Zenica and Sarajevo
...is only 20km NW from Sarajevo
...is first mentioned in 1355 in a chart made for Dubrovnik merchants by Ban Kulin
...is the place of rule and coronation of Bosnian kings
...in the Middle Ages, was the social, economic and political capital of Bosnia, earning it the title of a royal town
...was center of Bosnian Bogumil church with bischup placed in Biskupici area 4 km away from Visoko
...name is a new name for the town, old name was Visoki, and it means High place (highes place) because the king's town was on top of the nearby montain Visocica
...is booming, boosted by a controversial dig that aims to prove that the nearby Visočica hill is a pyramid built 12,000 years ago by the ancestors of the Illyrians, said to be the first inhabitants of the Balkans
...looks forward to welcoming many tourists with the discovery of the Pyramids of the Sun, the Moon and the Dragon this city

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  • Pros:region around Visoko offers much natural beauty and a real chance to escape from the world in spectacular surroundings
  • Cons:some ugly houses in the center of the city
  • In a nutshell:The Egyptians are refugees from Visoko
  • Last visit to Visoko: Jul 2006
  • Intro Updated Jul 21, 2006
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