Neretva River, Mostar

4.7
#1 of 8 in Parks in Herzegovina-Neretva Canton
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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  • the Neretva River runs through the city and in some places the current looks really strong... If you have the chance, in the early morning descend to the right side of the river (following the current) shortly after the old bridge to enjoy the view of the bridge and the river from another point of view
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  • They're doubtful, the river is the best thing about Mostar. They call it the emerald river because of the color of its waters, and it's a marvel, its banks and the famous bridge
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  • Very beautiful, clear water. Canyon is amazing. Rafting on Neretva is very nice experience
  • This place has a great story to tell Blessed with natural beauty, water, river, hills and more. Amazing. A drive along the river is unforgettable
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