Neretva River, Mostar

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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. To visit Neretva River on your trip to Mostar, use our Mostar trip itinerary planner .
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  • Flows into the Adriatic Sea in Croatia. In the old town in Mostar as a world heritage site famous Mostar Bridge is at stake.
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  • Neretva water is a departure! The color is amazing and makes a brilliant impression, draws attention to the cleanliness but i. .. depth! In the summer the local boys on the bridge and after collecting the appropriate amount from the tourists jump to the tempting waters of Neretva:) and so too long do not envy-go down and also to pokąpcie:)
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  • The river winds it's way through Mostar & there are numerous vantage points from which to view not least of which are the bridges the most famous being Stari Most. Picturesque river valley views, just...  more »
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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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