Neretva River, Mostar

#1 of 8 in Parks in Herzegovina-Neretva Canton
Water Body · Nature / Park
Flowing under the famed Ottoman bridge, the emerald-green Neretva River stretches 225 km (140 mi), offering  popular sites for rafting excursions and highlighting the area's diverse ecosystems. Known as the setting for numerous battles and historical events, the river has strong cultural implications for the Ottoman era and World War II. In addition, the river was an invaluable natural resource for numerous peoples, such as the Illyrians millennia ago, the Romans, and the Byzantines. Today local residents use it for drinking water, fishing, and generating hydroelectric power. Many visitors like to photograph the river as it flows under the Mostar Bridge. To visit Neretva River on your trip to Mostar, use our Mostar trip itinerary planner.
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  • From the iconic old bridge, this river is very beautiful as the turquoise river very soothing and beautiful. I had my lunch at the restaurant overlooking the River and i spent hours sat enjoying the.....  more »
  • It is another iconic part of Mostar. Go down to the riverbank and admire the incredible profile of the bridge as it spans the gorge that the Neretva River flows through  more »
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