Stari Most Sally Bouley and sara beckwith

This is the Stari Most bridge. In English Stari Most means "old bridge".

It was in Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is an arch bridge that spans ninety eight feet and five inches long and thirteen feet and one inch wide across the Neretva River. It is a pedestrian bridge and it opened in 1567. This bridge took nine years to build and was repaired twice. It was commissioned by Suleiman the Magnificent. The Stari Most was rebuilt in 2004 after its destruction on November 9, 1993 during the war in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

-The bridge was destroyed in 1993

-it is a great place for diving

-an annual diving competition used to be held at the bridge and has been done 477 times

-it is tradition for young men of the town to jump off the bridge into the Neretva.

-little is known about the construction of the stari most

Credits:

https://500px.com/photo/62452461/stari-most-by-alexandre-ehrhard https://www.flickr.com/photos/lassi_kurkijarvi/2784552403 http://www.huffingtonpost.com.au/2016/09/25/australian-rhiannan-iffland-leads-womens-cliff-diving-world-ser/ https://youtu.be/FSfWHzQtLN4 http://feelbosnia.com/what_to_see_bosnia/attraction/old_bridge_stari_most_mostar_bosnia/

Made with Adobe Slate

Make your words and images move.

Get Slate

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.