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Njegos's Mausoleum

Cetinje, Montenegro
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Ranked #2 of 10 Attractions in Cetinje
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Description: On top of Mount Lovcen, near Cetinje, there are 461 steps through a tunnel leading to the Mausoleum.
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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Firstly how to get there. The cheapest way for someone without a car is most certainly a local bus. Price wise it is almost nothing (3 Euros from Budva) and the buses run very frequently. Take a bus to Cetinje and get off at the bus station. There will be several taxi drivers there offering trips to the top. You... More

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Famagusta, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Don't come home without seeing Njegos's Mausoleum. There are very few places on earth that can see in 4 different countries at the same time. First of all, you'll need to show some effort to reach. Approximately 50 km from the city centre of kotor. At least 40 km of this road, dangerous mountain road. Then you have to climb... More

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Budva, Montenegro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

You have to make a wish and trow a penny in the well of wishes :) Statues of girls and women holding the mausoleum on their heads is amaaaazing! They represent each girl or women in Njegos's life, mother, sister...

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Aarhus, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

The mausoleum of the vladika (prince-bishop) Njegos on the top, built in communist time as a heathen temple to replace the older christian chapel is an experience in itself. But also for the view in clear weather is vorth the tip up there. The last part you must use a loooong staircase. This year, at the end of March, it... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Worth the drive up here and the walk up the last section. Not clear where you are meant to park and the track is very rough in the first section. The steps (who counts them) are also a work in progress with the new access almost complete. Not busy when we visited but can see why they need a proper... More

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yotvata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Even tiny states like Montenegro had great leaders and special people like Njegos . He himself asked to be buried there at the end of his short but impressive rule. An impressive way to remember a ruler in a striking beautiful scenery up the mountain facing an enormous monument of Nejegos. The fact that you climb 461 steps to reach... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We were in Montenegro as a cruise stop so we can only choose to go up the hill to the Tomb of Petar II Petrović-Njegoš or go far to Budva. We chose to go up the hill and the view is breathtaking. Really worthy to get a taxi and go up the hill to admire the "black mountains".

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Cetinje, Montenegro
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I have visited this place several times over the years, it is beautiful and worth visiting. Views on mountains and Boka bay are great. it was said that during the clear morning you could see Italian coastline from there. Definitely worth visiting.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Getting up from Cetinje (700 m.) to Lovcen (1700 m.) takes some time on a narrow winding road at the end of which you have to climb 461 stairs to get there. But it is worth the trouble if you choose a clear day. The mausoleum itself is a strange half pagan memorial of bishop, ruler and poet Njegos (1813-51),... More

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St Austell, Cornwall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Amazing views from the top. The carvings at the mauseleum are fascinating - on top of a mountain?! The path from the car park was rather rough, but there were workmen working on creating a better pathway with many steps to get you to the top.

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