Višegrad is a town in the eastern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the banks of the Drina River. It is known for its Ottoman-era architecture, including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge, which was built in the 16th century and spans the Drina River. The town is also home to the Andrićgrad, a reconstruction of an Ottoman-era town built by famous Serbian writer Ivo Andrić, and a memorial house dedicated to his life and work. Višegrad is also the setting of Andrić’s Nobel Prize-winning novel, “The Bridge on the Drina”. Other notable sites in the town include the Višegrad Castle, the Ottoman-era Hadži Mehmed-paša’s Mosque, and the Drina River House Museum.

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