About Montenegro And Its Top Must-Visits
Historically and culturally significant, Montenegro is a place which sits in the shade of Black Mountains and welcomes one with an atmosphere heavy with drama and romance with its picture-perfect picturesque views. The meeting of sea and land leaves no stone unturned in giving it an ethereal feel; sitting between East and West, this place is home to extraordinary destinations (like Kotor bay etc) since the split of Roman Empire 1600 years ago. Have a look at its top 5 destinations that we have picked especially for you.
Montenegro’s main city, Podgorica is its cultural and commercial center; it got its name in 1326 and was built at the place where five rivers- Zeta, Moraca, Ribnica, Cijevna and Sitnica- merged.
A boat trip service from Herceg-Nova allows one to have a closer look at the marvel, which is called Blue Cave. Light streaming through the cave’s mouth when reflects in the crystal clear water, a splendid blue hue seems to overpower one’s sight; look all you like and if possible get a dip in the clear water.
Though Kotor’s bay is the largest fjord in the Mediterranean, yet it is better known for its UNESCO Heritage World site status. Kotor’s old cobbled town sits in the lap of the towering mountains where its paved ways snake through its old-fashioned piazzas and red-roofed villas.
This medieval fortress is situated on Adriatic Sea coast; after 1979 earthquake, it suffered a great loss, such that its Citadel had to be rebuilt completely in 1987. This 17th Century fortress not only provides great views of the sea but also becomes a medium through which the history of the place can be better understood.
Ruins of Stari Bar act as a show stopper among the backdrop dominated by cliffs; it dates back to 800 BC and during Roman Empire it was developed into a cultural, economic, and political hub, by the Byzantines. In 1879, it was reclaimed by Montenegro by defeating the Turks in a battle; it was damaged severely during the battle, the evidence of which can still be seen today.
Rent a car in Montenegro and move about the place as per your own plan and mood and without any dependence on local transport.