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Mostar - Guided tour of Mostar
The Sloping Bridge – One of the oldest preserved monuments of Turkish rule period is The Sloping Bridge. It was built before 1558 and according to some narrations this small bridge was a prototype for the building of the Old Bridge.
The Old Bridge – It was constructed in 1566 by Hajrudin, architect on the Sultan Solaiman’s court. Arch of the bridge has a span of 28,70 m, it’s altitude is 21 m from the heights of the summer water level.
Koski Mehmed-Pasha Mosque – Some 100 m northerly from the Old Bridge is Koski Mehmed - Pasha Mosque. It was built in 1617.
Orthodox Church – Old Orthodox Church was built in 1834, with permission of great Kara Mahmud Pasha in Mostar. In 1873 the biggest and most beautiful Orthodox Church in BiH was built.
Mostarian Synagogue – Short after their settlement in Brankovac quarter, Mostar Jews have built synagogue. In 1952 year synagogue was given to Puppet Theatre in Mostar.
Franciscan’s Church – Franciscan’s Church was built in 1866. Near by the church is Franciscan’s library and archive with 536 scripts (374 are written in oriental languages).
Kujundžiluk - The Old Bazaar is placed beside the left river bank, northerly from the Old Bridge. It was named after "kujundžije" - craftsmen who struck the gold and whose workshops were numerous in this area in Turkish period.
Muslibegovic house – Turkish house – One of the most beautiful preserved residential structures from the Turkish period. It was built in 1635 year.
Clock Tower – It is located in Konak Street by the new Orthodox Church. There is no reliable date about its origin and only the name of the donor (Kaduna Fatima) is known.
Blagaj is located 12km in the South far from Mostar. It is situated on the river Buna whose spring is there. First documents on its existance come from 10th century when it was mentioned by name Bona. It was capitol of Humska land region that was called Herzegovina since the half of 15th century.
There are still ruins of the medieval town on the cliffs above the spring of Buna. Upon Turkish arrival the town has rapidly developed. They have built the fallowing: mosque on Town castle, Sultain Suleiman mosque in the center of Blagaj, many mesdzis,mektebs, hans (lodgins for the nights), two stone bridges and the most important building that makes Blagaj well known - Tekija - university of spiritual development. It serves for meditation, pray and education of dervishes, religious men who have tented to the spiritual improvement, by centuries. Next to the Tekija there is a spring of the Buna river which is the strongest spring in SouthEast Europe. It is real rarity that the river is formed from only one spring and the spring, with its capacity of thirty cubic meters of water per second, makes river Buna flow as real river on its spring by its own strenght. This is the sight that makes nobody calm.
Museum under the open sky. The word Pocitelj derives from the word "počinak" meaning rest. It was a placed where mearchants will het their rest on their way to Bosnia or Dalmatia. The city was submitted to the UNESCO World Heritage List because of its architecture, which dates back to the Ottoman period. Here you can visit mosque from 16ct. Gavrankapetanovic house, Clock tower, han and madrasa. If it is seen by an eye of layman, artist or builder, Pocitelj remains, the stone diamond on the Neretva, treasury of inspiration.
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