Neretva River, Mostar

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#2 of 14 in Nature in Bosnia and Herzegovina
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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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Well equipped for its many visitors, Mostar boasts a diverse range of hotels and hostels. For easy access to the best of the city's attractions, choose somewhere near the old town, which is a World Heritage Site. You'll find a number of affordable establishments just meters away from the famous medieval bridge, the town's focal point. Luxury hotels offer spas and swimming pools, which can be a welcome relief in the one of the Balkan's hottest cities. To make the most of the town's scenic surroundings, splurge on a room with a balcony.
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  • Neretva River is the river of Mostar, and one must visit the bridges as well as the river banks. We did see young men jumping from the Old Bridge into the river.  more »
  • The Neretva river runs along the road for a long time on the way.. at many places you can stop by and have a coffee and admire the beauty  more »
  • River Neretva have hughe potencial, but ther is trash floating in it, I mean not like some trash it is like on some places there is a truck of trash...  more »