Details: Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

March 14, 2013
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GETTING THERE

Lufthansa offers connecting flights from Washington Dulles to Sarajevo. The scenic train ride from Sarajevo to Mostar takes about three hours and costs roughly $6.50 one way.

WHERE TO STAY

Pansion Cardak

Jusovina 3

011-387-36-578-249

www.pansion-cardak.com

Spotless and friendly hotel seconds from Stari Most. Summer rooms start at $65, $70 with breakfast.

Villa Anri Mostar

Brace Dukica 4

011-387-36-578-477

www.villa-anri-mostar.ba

Cozy hotel in Old Town with a nice rooftop terrace. Summer rooms start at $85, including breakfast.

WHERE TO EAT

Restoran Hindin Han

Jusovina bb

011-387-36-581-054

You’ll need a reservation for dinner at this popular restaurant in summer, but in winter you’ll have the place to yourself. Skip the homemade Bosnian wine and order the dirt-cheap local Mostarsko beer instead. Entrees $7 to $13.

Buregdzinica Rodeni

Adema Buca 42

011-387-36-580-370

The best burek in town, available in several varieties. Don’t miss the surprisingly delicious potato option. A slice starts at only 30 cents.

Sadrvan

Jusovina 11

011-387-61-891-189

This friendly restaurant is a great place to try bey soup, a traditional dish with chicken and okra, or local trout. Entrees $5 to $11.

WHAT TO DO

Almira Travel Agency Walking Tour

Mala Tepa 9

011-387-36-551-406

www.almira-travel.ba

Offers two-hour walking tours of Old Town and the Koski Mehmed Pasha Mosque. Prices start at $26 for one person; rate goes down for larger groups.

iHouse Travel

Onescukova bb

011-387-36-580-048

www.ihouse-mostar.com

Offers all-day trips to Kravica Waterfalls that include a stop at the Catholic pilgrimage site of Medjugorje. From $20 per person, five-person minimum.

Herzegovina Museum

Bajatova 4

www.muzejhercegovine.com

Historical and archaeological artifacts from Herzegovina’s multicultural past. A section is specifically devoted to Stari Most and includes footage of the bridge’s destruction in 1993. Monday-Friday
9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to noon. About $2.60.

INFORMATION

www.visitmostar.net

J.K.

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