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Address: Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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interesting place but not amazing. just a good place to see. very tall tower looks cool, but unfortunately was closed when we arrived.

Reviewed 8 January 2017
marcin w
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We saw that the church was closed, but we were interested more in the Peace Bell-tower. We wanted to see the view. On the entrance we saw the table, that it was open every day. Then next one, you could have more information in the caffé next to it. We got the info there, it was closed for today, without... More 

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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

interesting place but not amazing. just a good place to see. very tall tower looks cool, but unfortunately was closed when we arrived.

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Thank marcin w
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

A rebuild of the old Catholic church which the Ottomans had helped to build in 1866, destroyed in the recent war but now built in a modern style, in contrast to the nearby old city. The high bell-tower is a guiding landmark. It's fairly stark but arresting inside; look up at the stained glass windows. Has 'photos of the many... More 

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Drachselsried, Bayerischer Wald
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was completely re-built after the Balkan wars and is all concrete. The tower is 107 metres tall and dominates the town, easy to use as a land mark for the car park. It did not feel like a church.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Take the lift! The views from the top of the campanile are breathtaking and a great way to get orientated in Mostar. There is a gift shop at the top selling everything from souvenirs to history books. I picked up a brilliant one on the history of the Franciscans in Mostar.

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Thank dFitz89
Smederevo, Serbia
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171 reviews
129 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Many in Mostar will say to you that the tower of the church was built intentionally so high so as to ruin the overall balance (and average height) of buildings in Mostar. The tower really looks disproportionate when compared to other parts of the city (especially it's center), which doesn't give that good overall impression. But, that's the impression of... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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141 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The church is over 100m height but is not yet ready as there is still o lot of work to be done inside.

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Thank George A
Singapore
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221 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

If I’m not mistaken, most tour buses will stop at the parking space next to this church, so I’m guessing this will be the starting point for most visitors to Mostar. It also helps that the imposing spire of the church easily dominates the Mostar skyline, making it a good place marker to remember. To get to Mostar Old Town,... More 

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Manresa, Spain
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776 reviews
421 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Saint Peter and Paul Monastery is a new church located in Mostar, outside the old town. It has the biggest bell tower in the city and it was built in the 90s, after the Balcan War. Pitifully after the war the three religions (catholic, orthodox and muslims) begin to compete to built the biggest religion building, instead of helping each... More 

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Thank AlbertSalichs
Bosnia and Herzegovina
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94 reviews
75 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Unfinished catholic church with a oversized tower which is in disproportion with the rest of the building. It was built like that just to show religious domination. There is nothing especially to see inside too, it has very simple interior.

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