Small stone bridge in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Crooked Bridge


Built around 1558, this pint-sized bridge crosses the tiny Radobolja River amid a layered series of picturesque millhouse restaurants. The original bridge, weakened by wartime assaults, was washed away by floods on New Year's Eve 1999; it was rebuilt in 2002.

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Nearby Mostar attractions

1. Hamam Museum

0.07 MILES

This late 16th-century bathhouse has been attractively restored with whitewashed interiors, bilingual panels explaining hammam (Turkish bath) culture and…

2. War Photo Exhibition

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This collection of around 50 powerful wartime photos by New Zealand photojournalist Wade Goddard is displayed in the western tower guarding Stari Most,…

3. Stari Most


The world-famous Stari Most (meaning simply 'Old Bridge') is Mostar's indisputable visual focus. Its pale stone magnificently reflects the golden glow of…

4. Old Bridge Museum

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This somewhat sparse museum inhabits one of the defensive towers that guard either side of Stari Most. Visits start by climbing the five storeys for…

5. MuM

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Strong on poetry, far less so on content, the slightly baffling 2014 annex of the Museum of Hercegovina has a dozen showcases on ethnographic lines and…

6. Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque

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Entered from a gated courtyard, this 1618 mosque (substantially rebuilt after the war) has a dome painted with botanical motifs and punctuated by coloured…

7. Nesuh-aga Vučijaković Mosque

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Originally built in 1564, this attractive domed mosque has no set opening hours but its friendly young imam may show you around if he's there. Its…

8. Džemal Bijedić Memorial House

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Part of the four-headed Museum of Hercegovina, this small archaeological and ethnographic museum occupies the former house of Džemal Bijedić, a former…