Neretva River, Mostar

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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  • It is beautiful. It is cold. Freezing cold. It is green. Clear.. Mostly very clean. It has nice small coasts. But it is wilde. It is unpredictable. And extremely dangerous river! Never ever feel comfo...  more »
  • January, I went in the dead of winter. Is also mountain and did not expect the landscape Neretva River to how such a beautiful emerald green and beautiful are color. Go to historic and beautiful contrasts with the building of the stone.
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  • Konjicból Starter Neretva rafting for everyone! This River is beautiful, the program Super associated lunches divine:)
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  • Beautiful river. But very cold, and quite dangerous on some parts. Beware before going for a swim. Have someone experienced from the area around ;) take care of yourself.
  • It was very nice. You can see lots of birds there.
  • Best river to have a swim and scenary is so beautiful
  • One of the most beautiful river in the world. Must be seen!
  • Great river for rafting
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