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Pocitelj

Pocitelj - old town, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Pocitelj - old town, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Historically a predominantly Muslim town, this delightful stop on the way to Mostar is worth the effort. There are many steps to the top of the ruins of Počitelj, shallow steps for easy climbing but slippery in places. But the striking views from the Kula...More

1  Thank WilliamWillieWilson
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Pocitelj is a small place, but it is worth stopping there as the road between Mostar and Capljina was the most beautiful drive on our holiday in Herzegovina. We didnt stop at the mosque,but hiked to the ruins on top. They are not particularly well...More

Thank Mangodays m
Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you are driving to Mostar, this is worth a quick stop. It only takes about twenty minutes to walk all the way around. Its a nice little 'town' with beautiful old buildings and mosque. Nothing to go out of your way to see though.

1  Thank nibc28
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This old turkish village is one of otoman very last settlements on the road to the Adriatic sea. Well preserved with very interesting architecture. Fantastic for photo sessions.

1  Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Nice small stop-over on the road to Mostar, very good looking old town and fortress, no tourists running around, good views. Nobody asked about any entrance fees, so we walked around there like 45-60 minutes.

Thank kuldar83
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Nice old pre-Ottoman town overlooking the Neretva river just south of Mostar. The town is built in a natural amphitheatre in the cliff and cascades down the hillside. Parking is off-road at the bottom of the hill and you walk up through a maze of...More

Thank Dakles
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stopped here on a day excursion from Dubrovnik with Niksa of ToursByLocals. We spent about 1 hour as Niksa shared some of the history and we walked around the very old stone streeets. The buildings were wonderful and we would've liked to go to...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 18 June 2017

White stone walls of the Old Citadel stand proud still. An old frontier and a testament to times long gone, Old City of Počitelj thrives as a rest stop and a must see. from souvenir shops and restaurants to old cobbled streets and historical charms....More

Thank Alen H
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We got talking to a Bosnian family on the plane from London and they told us we needed to visit Pocitelj if we were going to Mostar. This is an ancient old town in the mountains of Bosnia, and while it may have been affected...More

Thank Bethan J
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a city with origins in 14/15th century, suffered a major damage during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992-1996 but being rebuilt. Origins are from before Otomans ruling, with aditions arriving with the new masters. Most part of Pocitelj has been restored but...More

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