Blagaj Tekija Mostar

Blagaj Tekija, Dervish monastery under a cliff of Buna Spring

Blagaj is a village in Herzegovina, in the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 12 km south of Mostar. It stands at the edge of Bišće plain and is one of the most valuable mixed urban and rural structures in Bosnia and Herzegovina, distinguished from other similar structures in its urban layout. Blagaj was most […]

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Sarajevo City Panorama

11 reasons the new Sarajevo exceeds expectations

Uniform rows of identical white headstones fill the green space in the small yards of mosques and churches throughout Sarajevo, each one bearing a date that seems too recent for a European war. Only a few blocks outside the city center, some buildings are still pockmarked with bullet holes. Reminders of the war that dissolved […]

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Stari Most/Old Bridge

Old Bridge of Mostar

In Bosnia and in the Balkans there are many bridges – old and new, beautiful, ancient, important, famous, great – but when you say ‘Stari Most’ (Old Bridge), there is only one bridge you can be talking about: the medieval bridge of Mostar. Built nearly five centuries ago, the Stari Most was destroyed during the […]

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