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Stari Most
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Stari Most

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Best of: Architecture, Bridge
Description:
Stari Most (English: Old Bridge) is a reconstruction of a 16th-century Ottoman bridge in the city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects two parts of the city. One of the country's most recognizable landmarks, it is also considered one of the most exemplary pieces of Islamic architecture in the Balkans and was designed by Mimar Hayruddin, a student and apprentice of the famous architect Mimar Sinan.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Stari Most", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.