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Prva Gimnazija (The First Gymnasium)

Spanish Square | west Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Colour in a Dilapidated Neighborhood

Stunning as Mostar's 16th century Old Town is, the rest of the town can look rather dilapidated... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
Raymond W
Chengdu, China
via mobile
A beautiful building in Mostar

Prva Gimnaija is the first secondary school in Mostar, and it is located in the Spanish Square, the... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2016
Manresa, Spain
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Apr 29, 2017
“Colour in a Dilapidated Neighborhood ”
Jul 1, 2016
“A beautiful building in Mostar”
Spanish Square | west Mostar, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Stunning as Mostar's 16th century Old Town is, the rest of the town can look rather dilapidated. There are many war-damaged old buildings all around town. That's what makes this 1890s building stand out. With its warm colors and exotic Bosniak motifs, it is as...More

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed July 1, 2016

Prva Gimnaija is the first secondary school in Mostar, and it is located in the Spanish Square, the name is to remember the spanish troops, which were here in the Balcan War in 90s. This school is very beautiful and it was constructed at the...More

1  Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed May 20, 2016

I can't see nothing interesting here. It's a modern building, at least in its current life. Looks shiny and brand new, no personality, just walls brightly painted.

Thank TorgutPt
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

It's a beautiful building and is a must see if you enjoy architecture, just pass by it on your way to the old city and take photos - you don't need to spend much time there.

Thank İmra G
Reviewed April 9, 2015

Despite everything bad that happened in city of Mostar, formerly called gimnazija Aleksa Šantić, is still standing in all its beauty in the very heart of the city. Flamboyant, proud architectural beauty of Mostar.

Thank Marijana M
Reviewed March 8, 2015

The thing that struck me most of this building were two things, the first colors very strong and hot and the architectural style, the second thing instead its location, slightly away from the historic center, in an area today still surrounded by dilapidated buildings and...More

1  Thank Magellano81
Reviewed November 28, 2014

This high school is really modern and new, financed with the UN budget. Here is also the United World College. This college is quite specific because here are co-existing aroun 100 students with different nationalities, working together and changing this town into a little worldwide...More

1  Thank Tina N
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Restored Austro-Hungarian buildings that captivates color, and style! Today's middle school.Beautiful buildings

1  Thank jelenko123
Reviewed August 24, 2013

i liked this building and the way how styles are mixed, I wish I went to school there :) do not miss out, old city area is not far away from it <3 regards from me :)

2  Thank dora4444
Reviewed July 16, 2013

Great building - I wish I went to school there. It is great now after it is renovated. Nice colors of facade.

2  Thank Marija V
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