Top Choice Bridge in Mostar

Stari Most

World-famous Stari Most (Old Bridge) is Mostar's indisputable visual focus. Its pale stone magnificently throws back the golden glow of sunset or the tasteful night-time floodlighting. The bridge's swooping arch was…
Top Choice Museum in Mostar

Kajtaz House

Hidden behind tall walls, Mostar's most historic old house was once the harem section of a larger homestead built for a 16th-century Turkish judge. Full of original artefacts, it still belongs to descendants of the …
House in Mostar

Bišćevića Ćošak

Built in 1635, Bišćevića Ćošak is a one of very few traditional Turkic-styled houses to retain its original appearance, albeit now with trinkets for sale and a fountain made of metal ibrik jugs. Three rooms are colo…
Historic Site in Mostar

Spanski Trg

In the early 1990s, Croat and Bosniak forces bombarded each other into the rubble across a 'front line' which ran along the Bulevar and Alekse Šantića St. Even now, several shell-pocked skeletal buildings remain in …
Spectacle in Mostar

Bridge Diver's Club

In summer, young men leap from the parapet of Stari Most, falling more than 20m into the freezing cold Neretva. That's not a suicide attempt but a professional sport – donations are expected from spectators and the …
Area in Mostar

Trg Musala

Trg Musala was once the heart of Austro-Hungarian Mostar. Today the square is a messy mishmash of architectural styles around a fountain garden. While the 1914 City Baths building has been restored close to its orig…
Museum in Mostar


Strong on poetry, far less so on content, this 2014 museum has a dozen showcases of local crafts and five silent big-screen movies highlighting Hercegovina's scenic and cultural highlights.
Church in Mostar

Franciscan Church

The Franciscan Church is a 2000 rebuild on the site of an 1866 original. Enter through the 'door of mercy' to see an interior that has a stark, concrete simplicity. Or climb 75m up Mostarski Zvonik Mira, the disprop…
Museum in Mostar

Hammam Museum

This late-16th-century bathhouse has been attractively restored with whitewashed interior, bilingual panels explaining hammam (Turkish bath) culture and glass cabinets displaying associated traditional accoutrements…
Historic Building in Mostar

Muslibegović House

Ring the bell to be ushered into this walled Ottoman courtyard house, built in the late 17th century and extended in 1871. Its main function today is as an extremely charming heritage hotel, but several of the sitti…