21 March 2011

#52 Donji Vakuf, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Stari Most (EnglishOld Bridge) is a 16th century Ottoman bridge in the city of MostarBosnia and Herzegovina that crosses the river Neretva and connects two parts of the city. The Old Bridge stood for 427 years, until it was destroyed on November 9, 1993 by Bosnian Croat forces during the Croat-Bosniak War. Subsequently, a project was set in motion to reconstruct it, and the rebuilt bridge opened on July 23, 2004.

Property No #946

Date of Inscription on the list of UNESCO: 2005

Thank you, Eddie ! 

Sent on: February 24, 2011
Received on: March 21, 2011

1 comment:

liberal sprinkles said...

very pretty card and great stamps!