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Lištica River & Spring Borak in Široki Brijeg

Lištica River & Spring Borak in Široki Brijeg

Lištica River, the second coldest river in Europe, is the river that flows through Široki Brijeg and into Neretva River. Due to the insufficient capacity of the abyss, Mostarsko Blato is often flooded, especially in the winter. During the Yugoslavia, the city was called Lištica, after the river. 

The spring of this river, located in the mountainous area at the peripheral part of this city, is called Borak. It is beautiful place for daytime and evening walks, for barbecues and picnics in the nature, or for just sitting at the bench next to the cold water, breathing the fresh air, especially in the hot summer days. You can also see old water mills which were used for grinding the wheat. There is also one lovely restaurant also called Borak, which offers traditional Herzegovinian food and breathtaking view. Even if you visit this restaurant in the winter, you can still enjoy the nature because the large windows give fine views of the surrounding countryside.

If you decide to visit Široki Brijeg, then you should definitely spend at least half an hour to relax and commune with nature next to the Lištica River and its spring. 


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