Interesting Montenegro Facts
Ecological State
In 1991, the Montenegrin authorities adopted a declaration by which the country became the first ecological state in the world. This status was confirmed by the Constitution 16 years later, which is when the country's developmental path was defined.
Longest Beach
Long Beach in Ulcinj is the longest beach on the Adriatic Sea (13km). This sandy beach is great choice for both leisure and various activities including kite surfing and horse riding.
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Roman Mosaic
Hypnos Mosaic in Risan (God of Sleep) is the only known image of this deity in the world. You can see this magnificent mosaic in Risan (near Kotor).
Monestary Ostrog
Monastery Ostrog is one of the most visited shrines in the Christian world. A miracle built by nature and human interaction, carved almost in its entirety in a vertically positioned mountain cliff. It is located in central part of Montenegro near Niksic.
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2000 Years old Tree
Old Olive Tree (located in Bar) is one of the oldest trees in the Europe (more than 2000 years old)
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Mausoleum
The Njegos Mausoleum on Lovcen is the highest mausoleum in the world. It is located in Lovcen National park near Cetinje.
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Adriatic Fjord
The Bay of Kotor is the southernmost fjord in the world.
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Deepest Canyon
Tara Canyon is deepest canyon in Europe, and second deepest canyon in the world. It is located in north region within national park Durmitor.
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Largest Lake
Skadar Lake is the largest lake on Balkan peninsula. It is home to hundreds of bird species and is one of the national parks in Montenegro.
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Beautiful Bridge
Tara River Bridge is selected as one of the 20 most beautiful bridges in the world.
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