Saturday, February 25, 2017

The Old Mostar Bridge in Bosnia and Herzegovina


Stari most
old bridge
alte Brucke
vieux pont
ponte vecchio

This is a 1954 postcard from Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (mostari) who in the medieval times guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the Neretva. The Old Bridge (An UNESCO site) was built by the Ottomans in the 16th century and is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most recognizable landmarks.

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