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Gospa olovska Church, the 4-m high Tvrtko's Obelisk, Church Graveyard of St Roch, abd the War Hospital which brought relief to the wounded citizens and soldiers in the most recent war are some of the most famous cultural and historical sites, whereas nature-fans find their haven in the Buk outdoor resort, 20 km from Olovo or Zeleni vir, 2 km from Olovo.



Olovo flourished in the 14th century. At the time, Gospa olovska Church (Church of Our Lady of Olovo) was built and soon became one of the most important Christian pilgrimage sites in the region. After having been destroyed, a new church was built in the mid 20th century. A black rock, remaining of the original church, is placed in front of the present-day church and is an important part of the pilgrim ritual. In 1954, a reproduction of the painting of the Our Lady of Olovo holding a child in her arms was displayed at the church and many claim that the original painting had a power to heal. The church was designed by Karl Parik. The west tower houses some of the precious museum artefacts, such as a copy of the old churchs key (the original is kept at the National Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina) and a silver censer.


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