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Bridge of Visegrad on the Drina River

Address: Visegrad | Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Type: Bridges, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

This is the bridge at the centre of Ivo Andric's great novel "The Bridge on the Drina", for which he was awarded the Nobel Prize. To my mind it is just as elegant as the better known bridge at Mostar, and infinitely more peaceful and pleasurable to visit. It was built by Sinan, said to have been the greatest architect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

On the way from Sarajevo going to Drina , the view is so wonderful . Green river , mountains and zigzag trails amazes me while we were driving there . Count the tunnels and you will sum up to 45 before you reach the Drina . It was really worth the trip . The bridge is so beautiful

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

If u ever past by Drina river and Visegrad city in Republika Srpska,you should stop in this city ,try some domestic coffee and local food in some small restaurants near by bridge. While drinking coffe you can enjoy fantastic view of old bridge. The bridge itself is in very bad condition,but it is one of the most important and significant... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Before visit this place you have to read book "Bridge on the Drina" written by Ivo Andric, a serbian writer. After that you will knoww why this place is so important and spiritual. The river have amasing turquoise color. It is so beatiful and old bridge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

Visited Serbia this summer with my family and had the opportunity to visit Easter Bosnia Republic Srpska with a family friend of mine. We rented a vehicle in Novi Sad, Serbia. One of the places I wanted to visit was the famous bridge built by the order of Grand Vizer Mehmet Pasha Sokolovic in the 16 th century. Mehmet Pasha... More 

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