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Looked like a Palace to me!

I asked some young people getting out of this building about its name. They told me that it is a... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2019
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Incredible architecture

Believe it or not, this splendid building is a secondary school! Unable to access the inside for... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

Believe it or not, this splendid building is a secondary school! Unable to access the inside for this very reason, but the grand exterior is stunning. According to record, it is one of the first schools in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina where dissimilar nationalities and...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank gregwilson09
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

I asked some young people getting out of this building about its name. They told me that it is a school and not a tourist attraction. I took some pictures before leaving. Two attractions located near it are a small park that appeared to be...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

The most magnificent high school I've ever seen in my life! It really is so vibrant and eye catching.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Chelsea B
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Firstly great that the gymnasium has been restored and it looks stunning and vibrant. However I was saddened to hear that 2 schools operate within the gymnasium, with different curricula and different teachers and the students don’t mix. For me personally this is not inclusive...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank camsean
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

Date of experience: August 2015
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.

Date of experience: May 2016
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.

Date of experience: February 2016
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.

Date of experience: April 2015
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

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Magellano81
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