Neretva River, Mostar
(4.7/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
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. Arrange your visit to Neretva River and discover more family-friendly attractions in Mostar using our Mostar family vacation planner.
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  • Neretva River is that which flows under the famous Mostar Bridge, and it can be easy to overlook it in favour of the bridge, but don't; it is a gorgeous blue hue and is wonderfully clear. A great rive...  more »
  • We visited Mostar in september. Lived in Villa Park right next to the Neretva. The water has a beautiful Turquoise colour and it flows buzzing through Mostar. It was so inviting that I went down to the River then darkness fell and splashed with bare feet in the cool water. Remember the moment with pleasure and not forgetting the River as long as I live.
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  • This River and Mostar are simply beautiful. The colours are very interesting. In the city, the noise of the Neretva River sounds like wound bar. Further north, boat trips are possible.
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