The town of Bar — a place for those having an eye of antiques

Крепость Старого Бара - останки былого величия

Bar is the main tourist center of Montenegro and a port. According to the historical data, the town has been habituated since the Eneolithic Age at the beginning of the Bronze era.

The town had been heavily ruined during the World War II and later renovated almost from scratch. Thus, the town’s architecture is quite modern with new buildings, wide streets, numerous parking lots, and gas stations. The city boasts a well-developed infrastructure.

Bar dwellers love to keep their town clean, so it is very green and tidy.

The town is buried in verdure with its parks, flowerbeds, and gardens. There are a lot of historic sights attracting inquisitive tourists who want not only enjoy the sea but also experience the cultural richness of the country in its museums, art galleries, and places of interest.

If you have an eye for antiques and like visiting historic places, consider seeing:

  • King Nikola’s Palace and fortress;
  • The fortress of Stari Bar — remnants of one-time Montenegro’s grandeur;
  • An olive tree of more than 2,000 years old — the most visited place in Bar; and
  • The Skadar Lake — a stunningly beautiful place home to many birds.

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