Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad

Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge in Višegrad

The Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge (Bosnian: Most Mehmed-paše Sokolovića Serbian: Мост Мехмед-паше Соколовића Turkish: Sokullu Mehmet Paşa Köprüsü) is a historic bridge in Višegrad, over the Drina River in eastern Republika Srpska entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It was completed in 1577 by the Ottoman court architect Mimar Sinan on the order of the Grand Vizier Mehmed Paša Sokolović. UNESCO included the facility in its 2007 World Heritage List. (See List of World Heritage Sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina)

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The Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge (Bosnian: Most Mehmed-paše Sokolovića Serbian: Мост Мехмед-паше Соколовића Turkish: Sokullu Mehmet Paşa Köprüsü) is a historic bridge in Višegrad, over the Drina River in eastern Republika Srpska entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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