Mostar

Mostar

Mostar is a beautiful city on the river Neretva. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, located 80 km southwest of the capital Sarajevo. It has 105,797 inhabitants. The largest city in Herzegovina, with a total area of 1,175 km2, was named after the guardians of bridges. Mostar can be described as a junction of northern, western and eastern Herzegovina. Mostar was once an important center of textile industry, tobacco and mining (bauxite). Mostar stretches in three valleys: in the north (Bijelo Polje), in the center Mostarska kotlina (where the city itself is located) and in the south Bišće Polje. Velež and Prenj are mountains located near Mostar and Bunica, Jasenica, Buna and Neretva (whose beauties we will get to know in detail), are the rivers that flow through Mostar. The Old Bridge is the most important sight of Mostar known for the jumps that have been organized here every year.

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Tourist map

Map of Mostar

On this map visitors may find all of the tourist attractions of Mostar. This map shows the locations of: all tourist sights, museums, most important religious sites, shopping zones etc.

Tourist map of Mostar

History

History of Mostar
Mostar was very populated in the prehistoric period, which is confirmed by numerous sites from the Neolithic, Copper, Bronze and Iron Ages. Livestock and agriculture were developed, but trade with the surrounding centers also began to develop during this period.

History of Mostar

Sights

Sights in Mostar

Mostar is an amazing city, with a large number of cultural sights that attract many tourists from all over the world. It is impossible not to walk along the Old Bridge, not to see the rivers of the city of Mostar, the kujundžiluk, the crooked bridge, the gymnasium, the Koski-Mehmed Pasha mosque and many other attractions. Mostar is a city of famous poets as well as the first cultural magazines whose printing began right here.

Sights in Mostar

Information

Information in Mostar

On this page visitors will find the general information about Mostar. We included the general information page for this destination so that our visitors can inform themselves about cigarette prices, internet and SIM cards etc.

Information in Mostar

Excursions

Excursions in Mostar

Here, visitors can see where they can go on excursions outside the city of Mostar, and be very comfortable. Here is a list of those attractions that we thought would be interesting to visitors.

Excursions in Mostar

History of Mostar

Mostar was very populated in the prehistoric period, which is confirmed by numerous sites from the Neolithic, Copper, Bronze and Iron Ages. Livestock and agriculture were developed, but trade with the surrounding centers also began to develop during this period.

History of Mostar

Tourist destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina:

Sarajevo

Sarajevo or Sheher, as it used to be called is located in the heart of the Balkan, so it is an ideal starting point for those who want to visit this region. Due to the strategic and geografical position of the city, Sarajevo was occupied by many rulers: the Ottomans, the Austro-Hungarian empire and the Germans during the World War II. Sarajevo is popularly called the European Jerusalem. Today, in its new-old attire, it welcomes every well-meaning traveler and is a real treat for both the eyes and the soul of all who wish to visit Sarajevo.

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Mostar

Mostar is a beautiful city on the river Neretva. It is one of the most beautiful cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, located 80 km southwest of the capital Sarajevo. It has 105,797 inhabitants. The largest city in Herzegovina, with a total area of 1,175 km2, was named after the guardians of bridges. Mostar can be described as a junction of northern, western and eastern Herzegovina. Mostar was once an important center of textile industry, tobacco and mining (bauxite). Mostar stretches in three valleys: in the north (Bijelo Polje), in the center Mostarska kotlina (where the city itself is located) and in the south Bišće Polje. Velež and Prenj are mountains located near Mostar and Bunica, Jasenica, Buna and Neretva (whose beauties we will get to know in detail), are the rivers that flow through Mostar. The Old Bridge is the most important sight of Mostar known for the jumps that have been organized here every year.

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Jajce

The name “Jajce“ is first mentioned in 1396 in the title of Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinića, who called himself “Conte de Jajce“ (Count of Jajce). There are numerous legends about the origin of the town’s name. Some say that it was sitauted on an egg-shaped stone, which gave the town its name (Jajce literally translates as “little egg“). There is another traditional legend that say that the masons who constructed the city used eggs to make the mortar in the walls stronger. Every legend has its own charm, and it is our right to chose the one we ourselves think is the most true. The most popular origin story among the natives of the town is that Hrvoje Vukčić Hrvatinić ordered the town to be based on the Naples Castello del Uovo (literally translates as “Egg Castle“).

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Tjentište

Some would call this town Tjentište, but many more would call the area The Valley of Heroes. The heroism of the area’s inhabitants has been talked of by many, and so, an old saying goes: Where a man falls, a hero arises. Tjentište is a historican and archeological locality in Bosnia and Herzegovina located in the east, not far from the city of Foča. It is a valley-like area on the Sutjeska river that measures around three kilometers in length and about a kilometer in width. The valley is situated around 540 meters above sea level. It is located between the Prosječnica and Ćurevska Chines and is part of the Sutjeska National Park. Tjentište isn’t rich in historical sources that tell of its genesis, but is nevertheless rich in historical content, as well as in the many natural wonders that surround it or that are located not too far away.

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