Stari Most or Old Bridge, a 16th century Ottoman bridge across the Neretva river, in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge was destroyed in the 1990s Yugoslavian war and has been rebuilt. The town is named after the mostari or bridge keepers of the Old Bridge. Mostar developed in the 15th and 16th centuries as an Ottoman frontier town and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Stari Most or Old Bridge, a 16th century Ottoman bridge across the Neretva river, in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina. The bridge was destroyed in the 1990s Yugoslavian war and has been rebuilt. The town is named after the mostari or bridge keepers of the Old Bridge. Mostar developed in the 15th and 16th centuries as an Ottoman frontier town and is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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