Off the eastern end of the bridge is Helebija, a tower that now accommodates the enlightening Old Bridge Museum, spread over four levels, and topped with a viewing point. Of most interest is the archeological section, where you can see some of the few remaining chunks of the bridge that weren’t swept away, alongside footage of its painstaking rebirth. There’s sobering archive footage of the bridge’s downfall in the neighbouring Old Bridge Gallery, which also stocks a superb range of books on the war and the history of Bosnia in English.

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