The economical, cultural, educational, transportational and tourist center of Herzegovina. Raised in a flower and wine-growing valley of the Neretva River this city is a rose of stone. Its mild climate is protected by the Velež, Čabulja and Hum Mountains.
It was founded around the Old Bridge which was built in 1566 near the former suspension bridge. There are many valuable cultural monuments left over from this time period and later on. With the rise of the Austro-Hungarian empirein this area new ways of ruling and specific social relations replace the industrial age and the city experiences intensive acts of construction. A new way of governance, new materials, construction, industry, railways, roads, street lighting, water supply, bridges, schools are all characteristics of Mostar at the turn of the XIX. and twentieth centuries.
Included in the price: boat and bus ride, tour guide, entrance
Reservations and ticket sales available at the reception of Bluesun hotels.
Did you know?
• The Old Mostar Bridge (Stari Most) is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a major tourist destination. It was completed in 1566 after nine years of planning and building, designed by the Ottoman architect Mimar Hayruddin, it has stood for 429 years without fail.
• This bridge was destroyed as a result of the conflict in Bosnia and Herzegovina, but was reconstructed with collaboration from UNESCO, the World Bank, and the City of Mostar. On July 23, 2004, the bridge was reopened. Not only is it a testament to incredible engineering and design, but to the healing of Mostar after ethnic division.