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Pocitelj, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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At , observe how Mediterranean and Oriental styles intertwine in one of the few urban ensembles in Bosnia and Herzegovina that have been preserved. Bosnia's King Stjepan Tvrtko I is said to have built the fortified town in 1383. Walk down narrow, cobbled streets and climb the stone stairs to the fortress. A 16th-century mosque dominates the town, but the most striking landmark is the Sahat-kula--a clock tower on the top of the hill. Other notable buildings include a madrassa (school) with its original copper domes, a hamam (public bath), and a former han (a resting point for caravans) that's now a restaurant. Work out when and for how long to visit Pocitelj and other Pocitelj attractions using our handy Pocitelj trip itinerary builder.
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  • This is a beautiful medieval town a short drive away from Mostar worthwhile visiting. It is like traveling through time, one can see the old houses with their peculiar roofs made of flat stones and th...  more »
  • If you like a climb then this will keep you busy for a couple of hours. Interesting old place again worth spending time wandering around.  more »
  • Amazing atmosphere. Take a hike to the old tower and follow the windy paths to the Pasha platform for a great view. Super scenic site and well worth the time and effort to stop by. We spent an hour an...  more »