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    Travel Inspiration - Mostar, Bosnia. Mostar's Old Bridge was built in the middle of the 16th century by an Ottoman architect, crossing the River Neretva.

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    Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mostar was named after the bridge keepers (natively: mostari) who in the medieval times guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the Neretva River. The Old Bridge, built by the Ottomans in the 16th century, is one of Bosnia and Herzegovina's most recognizable landmarks, and is considered one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans.

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