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Medieval Monuments in Kosovo
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Unesco World Heritage Site: Medieval Monuments in Kosovo (Serbia)

Traveling to Gracanica Monastery   I visited Gracanica Monastery recently, as part of my six-week backpacking trip through the Balkans. Gracanica is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site “Medieval Monuments of Kosovo.” This WHS is the only one in the country of Kosovo (although UNESCO lists it as part […]

UNESCO World History Site #46: Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas) (Jordan)
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

UNESCO World Heritage Site #46: Baptism Site “Bethany Beyond the Jordan” (Al-Maghtas) (Jordan)

Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John. But John tried to deter him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” Jesus replied, “Let it be so now; it is proper for us to do this to fulfill all righteousness.” Then […]