Višegrad is a town and municipality in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina resting on the Drina river. The town includes the Ottoman-era Mehmed Paša Sokolović Bridge, an UNESCO world heritage site which was popularized by Nobel prize winning author Ivo Andrić in his novel The Bridge on Drina. Višegrad is a South Slavic toponym meaning “the upper town/castle/fort .Višegrad is located on the river Drina, on the road from Goražde and Ustiprača towards Užice, Serbia.

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