Stari Most

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Stari Most
Stari Most22.jpg
LocaleMostar, Bosnie an Herzegovinae
Offeecial nameStari most
Tot lenth29 metres
Width4 metres
Clearance ablo20 metres at mid-span
Offeecial nameAuld Brig Aurie of the Auld Ceety o Mostar
Designatit2005 (29t session)
Reference no.946
State Pairty Bosnie an Herzegovinae
RegionEurope an North Americae

Stari Most (Scots: Auld Brig) is a reconstruction o a 16t-century Ottoman brig in the ceety o Mostar in Bosnie an Herzegovinae that crosses the river Neretva an connects twa pairts o the ceety. The Auld Bridge stuid for 427 years, till it wis destroyed on 9 November 1993 bi Croat forces durin the Croat–Bosniak War. Subsequently, a project wis set in motion tae reconstruct it, an the rebiggit brig opened on 23 Julie 2004.

Ane o the kintra's maist recognizable landmarks, it is an aa considered ane o the maist exemplary pieces o Islamic airchitectur in the Balkans an wis designed bi Mimar Hayruddin, a student an apprentice o the famous airchitect Mimar Sinan.[1][2][3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Balić, Smail (1973). Kultura Bošnjaka: Muslimanska Komponenta. Vienna. pp. 32–34. ISBN 9783412087920. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  2. Čišić, Husein. Razvitak i postanak grada Mostara. Štamparija Mostar. p. 22. ISBN 9789958910500. |access-date= requires |url= (help)
  3. Stratton, Arthur (1972). Sinan. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons. ISBN 9780684125824.

Coordinates: 43°20′13.56″N 17°48′53.46″E / 43.3371000°N 17.8148500°E / 43.3371000; 17.8148500