Top things to do in Mostar

Top Choice Bridge in Mostar

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 sunset or the tasteful night-time floodlighting. The bridge's…
Top Choice Balkan in Mostar

Tima-Irma

Despite the constant queues at this insanely popular little grill joint, the staff maintain an impressive equanimity while delivering groaning platters of ćevapi (skinless sausage), pljeskavica (burger meat) and shi…
Craft Beer in Mostar

Ima i Može Craft Beer Garden

You're liable to hear old-school punk or Bowie blasting out of this open-sided wooden pavilion above the Radobolja River, given the predilections of the owner-manager, who's also behind the OldbridZ Brewery. Take a …
Pub in Mostar

Black Dog Pub

This Black Dog really starts to howl on summer nights, when musicians set up on the cobbles facing the Crooked Bridge and everyone lounges around on cushions. Inside, the historical millhouse is decked out with flag…
Balkan in Mostar

Šadrvan

On a vine- and tree-shaded corner where the pedestrian lane from Stari Most divides, this tourist favourite has tables set around a trickling fountain made of old Turkish-style metalwork. Obliging costumed waiters c…
Cafe in Mostar

Café de Alma

Step back to Ottoman times at this excellent coffee roasters, with a shady front terrace and cool interior. The only things served are homemade juices and Bosnian-style coffee, and on your first visit you'll be take…
Museum in Mostar

Kajtaz House

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

Partisan Memorial Cemetery

Although sadly neglected and badly vandalised, fans of 20th-century socialist architecture should seek out this magnificent memorial complex, designed by leading Yugoslav-era architect Bogdan Bogdanović and complete…
Balkan in Mostar

Food House

For an otherwise fairly traditional Bosnian-style restaurant, Food House offers a surprisingly good selection of vegetarian dishes, with some vegan options as well. For everyone else, it's a good place to try japrak…
Museum in Mostar

Hamam Museum

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