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Address: on Neretva River, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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destroyed in last war and awaiting repair

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A reminder of what was...

Perfect reminder of the devastating this region suffered. Such a sad sight but nonetheless important and worth a quick stop

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Fairfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Once an opulent 19th century hotel, the shelling during the Bosnian war took its toll on this building (and many more). All that is left is a shell of its former self. It is a sad and sobering sight but important reminder of the wages of war.

Thank Tracyja9
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015 via mobile

Built during the Austro Hungarian period, The splendid 1892 Neretva Hotel was the symbol of Yogouslavia with its layered yellow/red stonework and neo-Moorish design. In the nineties conflict and since then, more has collapsed, leaving only ruines fragments of the wall and bare windows.

Thank monicdavid
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Perfect reminder of the devastating this region suffered. Such a sad sight but nonetheless important and worth a quick stop

Thank Maria G
Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

A short walk from the old town of Mostar, passing by walking to the historic Old Bridge, in a parallel street you can see the famous Neretva Hotel, a building dating back to the war of the 90s' in Bosnia, in fact, the building has been completely battered and ruined , to witness the horror that this city suffered during... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

The ruins of the Neretva Hotel are a stark reminder of the recent war. It's shattered remains stand on the east bank of the Neretva beside Tito Bridge. You can't go inside to explore, but you can get good views from the bridge. If you wan't to explore some of the war damaged parts of the city you should take... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

There is not a lot to see here unless you have some background knowledge to Bosnia and the war which was fought here in the 90's. The hotel on the river is a ruin...there are no rooms, no service and no life. There is a new building next to it to highlight the stark difference between where Mostar is now... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Not much to see at this point. If it is rebuilt, let's hope they leave part of it as it is now, a sad reminder of pointless aggression.

Thank WanderWhy

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