Mostar: Tracking Ottoman Remembrance in Balkans

Mostar is a city, built by Ottomans in 15th-16th centuries. Today, the Ottoman remembrance is still alive on its streets, despite the damages done to wipe it out during the Bosniak-Croat war.

mostar görünüm
Mostar City
mostar streets
Mostar Streets
Mostar House
A typical Mostar House
Bullet holes in Mostar
As all the cities of Bosnia do, Mostar also bears the presence of the shameful Bosnian war. The city has witnessed fights between Croatians-Bosnians during the war.
Ottoman tombstones in Mostar
Ottoman tombstones in Mostar
Ottoman tombs in Mostar
Ottoman tombs in Mostar
mostar view
Mostar Scenery with a huge cross standing on the backing hilltop. Most likely it is for to contrast with the Ottoman feel; a "political" architecture
Stari Most (Mostar Old Bridge)
Stari Most (Old Bridge) that names and is the symbol of the city. The bridge was built in 1566 by an apprentice of famous Ottoman Architect, Mimar Sinan. It was a wonder of its time. Bridge was demolished by Croatian bombardments in 1993, and was restored in 2004.
From Stari Most
On the Stari Most (Old Bridge) that names the city
River bank in Mostar
River bank in Mostar


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