Stari Most

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Stari Most
Stari Most22.jpg
Carries Pedestrians
Crosses Neretva
Locale Mostar, Bosnie an Herzegovinae
Offeecial name Stari most
Design Airch
Tot lenth 29 metres
Width 4 metres
Clearance ablo 20 metres at mid-span
Opened 1566/1567/2004
Offeecial name Auld Brig Aurie of the Auld Ceety o Mostar
Teep Cultural
Criteria vi
Designatit 2005 (29t session)
Reference no. 946
State Pairty  Bosnie an Herzegovinae
Region Europe 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. 
  2. Čišić, Husein. Razvitak i postanak grada Mostara. Štamparija Mostar. p. 22. ISBN 9789958910500. 
  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