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Ramsko lake is located on Prozor municipality and it is created by flooding of the fertile meadows near river Rama 1968. Creation of the lake was needed for production of electric energy in the nearby dam.
Prenj mountain is located in Dinaric massif near Konjic, Jablanica and Mostar cities. It is considered as one of the most beautiful and most impressive mountains in whole Bosnia and Herzegovina and some mountaineers says that Prenj is not a usual mountain but kingdom of mountain beauty and Bosnian Himalaya.
Rakitnica river canyon is a one of the most beautiful places in the world and have been listed in the recently published book „The Most Beautiful Canyons in the World“, causing a remarkable increase in interest among wilderness admirers.
Pocitelj is a town located on the left bank of the river Neretva on the main road to the south from Mostar. It was a very important town in the past and it is written that first signs of Pocitelj's existence goes back to 1383.
They say that every true citizen of Mostar has at least once in their lives to jump from the Old Bridge. The highest point of the Old Bridge is in the dependence of the highest water level of the Neretva river between 23-27 meters, which is certainly a great challenge for anyone who dares to jump from it.
Although the length of only 9 km from its source to the river Neretva where they continue their journey to the Adriatic sey, this river with its beauty attracts the attention of many visitors who visit the Herzegovina and the nearby town of Mostar.
The Neretva River is famous for its natural beauty, magnificent canyons and the rafting that takes place on a section of 21 km of its course before the town of Konjic. Those first 25-30 km river is very clean and safe to drink, and its green waters is home to numerous species of fish including the famous trout.