Monthly Archive:: July 2008

Facts about Montenegro

Facts about Montenegro {mosgoogle}    Area: 13 812 sq. km Population: 620 000 Capital: Podgorica Other major cities: Budva, Kotor, Ulcinj Currency: Euro (EUR) Language: Montenegrin Telephone country code: 00 382 Time Zone: GMT + 1 hour

Djurdjevi Stupovi Monastery

Djurdjevi Stupovi Monastery {mosgoogle} Djurdevi Stupovi Monastery is located in the eastern part of Montenegro, near the town of Berane. The monastery was constructed in the second half of the 12th century. It is the center of

Moraca Monastery

Moraca Monastery {mosgoogle} Moraca Monastery is located in the central part of Montenegro, on the right bank of the Moraca River. Moraca Monastery is one of the most important medieval monuments in Montenegro; it was constructed in

Sveti Stefan

Located 5 km from Budva , Sveti Stefan is an unique seaside resort in Montenegro’s Riviera; it is built on a small island near the mainland. Previously a fishing village, in 1960 it was converted into a

Budva

Budva is Montenegro’s main tourist centre; the busiest – and in summer the most crowded – settlement along the coast. The secret of the city’s popularity rests mainly on its beautiful, mainly sandy coastline, which caters for

Kotor

Surrounded by mountains ranging from 1000m to 1700m high, situated at the eastern tip of Kotor Bay, lies the picturesque city of Kotor. Its city-core is the best preserved, of the cities along the Montenegrin coast, rich

Herceg Novi

Herceg Novi is situated between Mount Orjen and the entrance to the most beautiful bay in the world – the Boka Kotorska.

Perast

Perast is located in the southern part of Montenegro, on the Bay of Kotor, at the foot of hill of St. Elijah, about 12 km north from the town of Kotor. The little town of Perast has