The 31st Summer Olympics are currently happening in Rio de Janeiro and the opening ceremony was held in one of the most famous stadiums in the world, at Maracana stadium.
The Tour Guide Mostar team is always willing to support good cultural and art projects which develop our hometown.
Most people plan their vacation for a few months. Everyone wants to travel, but sometimes travelling might be a stressful activity. With so many options, destinations to explore and details to plan, one of the […]
From the start of our journey, Tour Guide Mostar has connected with bloggers, travelers and influencers over social media, especially Instagram. Today we bring the story of Ines MiÅ¡kin, trendsetter with London address.
Herzegovina is a place like no other. Mostly surrounded by hilly karst and high mountains in the north such as ÄŒvrsnica and Prenj, the valley of the river Neretva River is in the center.
Explorer of places and current events – Sarah Letendre visited Mostar this year. All credits goes to Mostar Tourist Adventures as well as to trustworthy and professional tour guide DÅ¾enan. With this message we […]
Through the history, the Herzegovina region has always been in the center of political and social life. Today this land is an unique blend where East meets the West and where the remains of Ottoman […]
During the 16th century in Mostar, in the Čaršija (carshiya ) there were more than 30 various types of crafts. They were predominantly grouped into esnafi (Turkish word for â€œguildsâ€) or guilds, which were arranged […]
In the area of Bosnia and Herzegovina the Roma (also called Â Romani people) have lived here for more than 600 years. They arrived in the territory of today’s Bosnia and Herzegovina by the 14th and […]
Among the several traditional Islamic houses built in the Ottoman architecture in Mostar is the BiÅ¡Ä‡eviÄ‡ house. It is locally called â€œBiÅ¡Ä‡eviÄ‡ev Ä‡oÅ¡akâ€.
The city of Mostar is well known for its many bridges, warm climate, untouched nature and friendly people. When visiting this picturesque place you do not need a big budget to enjoy yourself and make […]
While summer is the most popular time to travel and visit Mostar, it’s rarely the most comfortable because of the local heat wave.
Many people have supported us on our Tour Guide Mostar journey and one of them is Barbara Weibel, the owner and editor of Hole in the Donut Cultural Travel website.
The Tour Guide Mostar project is moving along quickly while the summer season is at full peak and thousands of tourists visit Mostar every day. Our team is finishing the last details and preparations for […]
Typical house courtyard in Bosnia and Herzegovina was called avlija, and it was a symbol of family life, culture and heritage.
In the week since the release of PokÃ©mon Go, players around Mostar have been falling off an Old Bridge in Mostar.
The Old Bridge is the most magnificent monument in Mostar and it has become the worldwide known symbol of Mostar but that is not all that this city has to offer.
We all know how bad weather can suddenly change our plans and that can be annoying especially when you are on vacation. The cultural heritage and picturesque architecture in Mostar can make your vacation unforgettable.
From day one the Tour Guide Mostar journey has been an incredible experience for our team. By collecting information about our hometown, history, architecture and contacting people who have visited us, we got the chance […]
Italian explorerÂ and traveler Marco Allegri from the Non solo turisti blog, visited the city of Mostar after his tour around Bosnia and the towns of Jajce, Zenica and the capital of Sarajevo.
This year 127 people found their peace in Srebrenica.
No money, no air conditioner, no problem!
Today the iconic Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque is probably among the most famous symbols of Mostar. It`s the second largest mosque in Mostar, situated on the left bank of the Neretva river, just about 150 […]
Ramadan (also known as Ramadhan or Ramzan) is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a period of prayer, fasting, charity-giving and self-accountability for believers from all over the world.
Two days ago Mostar’s symbol the â€ªOld Bridge lit up in the colours of the Turkish national flag for solidarity with â€ªTurkey and its citizens in these hard times.
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 […]
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.
When thinking about traditional and picturesque places in Bosnia and Herzegovina which visitors should certainly visit, Å adrvan is high on the list.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
The name Bosnia comes from the Indo-European word which means water. Bosnia is full of beautiful rivers, lakes, and waterfalls.
Live for the moments you cannot put into words.
MostarÂ is theÂ city of sun, greenery and flowers, with a mild Mediterranean climate, even fragrances from the sea reaching it. This is the city of contrasts, wide roads, narrow streets, cobblestone pathways and many poets. Ivo […]
Most people love to travel and find out interesting things about popular tourist places and sights. All around the world churches, temples, mosques and synagogues are in the main focus of religious curiosities and people […]
The best part of traveling is finding yourself!