During the Ottoman period in Mostar many architecture innovations of that time were built, including monuments, sacred objects and buildings.
Coffee pot is the metal, kitchen dish with handle designed especially for cooking coffee. It is a symbol of Bosnia and Herzegovina and part of a tradition that is passed for generations.
Passionate global trekkers Sarah and Kris from the JetSetting Fools travel blog visited Mostar last year during their mission to visit and explore countries on all six continents. Read more on their collaboration with Tour […]
The Tour Guide Mostar project is in full swing. Every day we are gathering more and more information and getting in touch with bloggers from all around the world who visited Mostar and Herzegovina as […]
Today the Catholic Church and the Franciscan Monastery in Mostar stand together as one the most beautiful architecture examples.
The Catholic Church and the Franciscan Monastery in Mostar was built in 1866., when the region was under Ottoman Empire.Â The Ottomans helped build the Church.
The city of Mostar is worldwide known for the many bridges and its name derives from the bridge keepers (mostari) who in the medieval times guarded the Stari Most (Old Bridge) over the Neretva.
The wardrobe of the women who lived in the city during the 19th century is probably the most interesting for us. As we mentioned before, the main differentiation and style can be seen depending if […]
Through the history the whole region of Bosnia and Herzegovina was under several cultural influences which created a unique blend of differences. Read more about the history behind national costumes in Bosnia and Herzegovina in […]
The curiosity about the national costumes and ethnic elements in style of wardrobe is our topic for today. By taking a look at the tradition and ethnic elements in the wardrobe, we are continuously learning […]
The 2016 UEFA European Championship is in full swing and football fans from all over the world are cheering for their favorite teams and players.
Å erbet is one of the drinks you must try when visiting Mostar. It is also known as Sorbet, Sorbetto, Sharbat or Sherbet, this drink is usuallyÂ served chilled. Sweet drinks like this along with sweet desserts […]
The Old Bridge is the most magnificent monument in Mostar and it has become the worldwide known symbol of Mostar.
This summer the Tour Guide Mostar project will promote our city and support all the relevant events that are happening. Celebrating urban culture and music, our team is awarding one lucky winner with two tickets […]
When thinking about traditional and picturesque places in Bosnia and Herzegovina which visitors should certainly visit, Å adrvan is high on the list.
Wherever you go, east, west, north or south, think of it as a journey into yourself. The one who travels into itself travels the world.
Lokum or rahat lokum is worldwide known Turkish delight. This dish came to Bosnia and Herzegovina during the Ottoman period and has become one of the traditional pastries.
Thanks to young and creative people who love their hometown, Tour Guide Mostar initiative is going strong!
The dome of a mosque is called qubba in the Arabic language. It is a symbolic representation of the vault of heaven. The interior decoration of a dome often emphasizes this symbolism, using intricate geometric, […]
The minbar is a pulpit in the mosque where the imam stands to deliver sermons (khutbah) or in the Hussainia where the speaker sits and lectures the congregation.
Mihrab is a semicircular niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the qibla. The most important element in any mosque is the mihrab, the niche that indicates the direction of Mecca. Because it […]
There are many traditions that came to Bosnia and Herzegovina during the rule of Ottoman Empire and even today stayed as part of the culture among people. Among them is the regional specialty, favorite national dish called […]
Exactly 138 years after the Ottoman Empire left Bosnia Herzegovina and then came the Austria-Hungary. Today this country shows many signs of its nearly four centuries of Turkish rule: the architecture, the occasional shared word, […]
A city of stone on stone, historical, political, scientific and cultural center of Herzegovina lies at the foot of the slopes of Velez Mountain, in the Neretva River valley. The Old Bridge is the most magnificent […]
The name Bosnia comes from the Indo-European word which means water. Bosnia is full of beautiful rivers, lakes, and waterfalls.
Mostar is a city full of historic landscapes, architecture wonders and enviable works of art. See some of the interesting street art examples in our previous post.
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