Mostar is the city of contrasts, wide roads, narrow streets, the traditional Kujundziluk (old bazaar) and a contemporary center, a city in which the culture and art of the east and west meet, which have left visible traces that have withstood the test of natural forces and rulers. Next to modernly built edifices there rise the towers of churches and the minarets of mosques. Nonetheless, the most magnificent stone monument is the Stari Most (Old Bridge), built in 1566 according to the plans of Hayruddin, the great Turkish architect of the 16th c. It has a large stone arch and the monument has been entered on UNESCO's World Heritage List.
Ottoman house or Bievia corner, is one of the most beautiful preserved residential structures from the Turkish period. It was built in 1635. Throughout the house one can see original household items whilst the courtyard is a fine example of the Ottoman style. Upon arrival you will be welcomed with homemade juice.
This tour visits the following sites:
- Spanish Square (Gymnasium)
- Musala Square
- Turkihs bath (outside)
- Karadjoz-bey mosque, the largest and the most beautiful Mosque in Herzegovina (outside)
- Ottoman house (Bievia corner) 1635. (entrance included)
- Old part of town Kujundziluk
- Croocked bridge
- The Old Bridge