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Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar

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Old Bridge  of Mostar
Mostar is a city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, formerly one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the country, and today suffering geographical division of ethnic groups. 

Mostar - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mostar is situated on the Neretva river and is the fifth-largest city in the country.
Old Bridge  of Mostar
The Mostar Bridge was a very famous and historical bridge before its destruction in 1993 during the war in Bosnia and.
Old Bridge  of Mostar
The elegant bridge spanned the River Neretva and was designed by the Ottoman (Turkish) architect Mimar Hayruddin.
Mostar - Bosnia and Herzegovina
The historic town of Mostar, spanning a deep valley of the Neretva River, developed in the 15th and 16th centuries as an Ottoman frontier town and during the Austro-Hungarian period in the 19th and 20th centuries.


Mostar - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mostar has long been known for its old Turkish houses and Old Bridge, Stari Most, after which it is named. In the 1990s conflict, however, most of the historic town and the Old Bridge, designed by the renowned architect Sinan, was destroyed.
Mostar - Bosnia and Herzegovina
It is a city where a traveler from the north feels the first dashes of Mediterranean air imbued with scents of citrus and sea, and a traveler from the south gets a first glimpse of the continent beyond.


Mostar - Bosnia and Herzegovina
The town has exceptional dwellings and monuments that were assembled harmoniously over the centuries thanks to favorable geographical conditions and a sound economic climate.
Mostar - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Mostar became an important stop for caravans bringing olive oil, fish and linen from Dalmatia to Herzegovina and returning with wool, meat, honey and oats, bound for Dubrovnik and the coast.
Mostar - Bosnia and Herzegovina
Today, visitors can cross the bridge from the Turkish houses,
16th century mosques and medresas, endless cafés and the Old Bazaar Kujundziluk




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