We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All photos (1,535)
Full view
{2006_tc_awards_title_ffffe599|s}
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“nice view”(33 reviews)
“entrance fee”(26 reviews)
“old town”(138 reviews)
About
Located in the most prominent part of the Old Town, the Citadel is a 15th century edifice, which includes the remains of St. Mary's Church, terraced gates, several squares, and a building of the former army barracks.
Contact
Stari Grad, Budva, Budva Municipality, Montenegro
Website
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Citadel
from $28.07
More Info
from $140.00
More Info
Reviews (1,446)
Filter reviews
434 results
Traveler rating
163
149
93
23
6
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
163
149
93
23
6
Show reviews that mention
All reviews nice view entrance fee old town nice library small museum model ships worth a visit small fee maritime museum stari grad adriatic sea nice place euros walls bay fort montenegro
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 434 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

3.50E each buys you entry to the Citadel and for that you get a walk up to (but not along) the old town walls and a view over the roofs of the Old Town. You gain access to the library to look at lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Traveler810384
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely one of the must see attraction if you are visiting Budva or nearby area. Old town is a must! :D

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank tanja221
Reviewed 1 week ago

Photogenic spot but not much history left to see. walls are a separate charge. Disappointingly little English explanation

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Aliduy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited as a large family. Amazing location. We were there to watch sun go down. The food is ok. Range limited for a family and my seafood risotto was very salty.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Hyde138
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to see, nice building for a picture. Good to stop at and rest for a bit before carrying on

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Matthew199390
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately we found the citadel somewhat boring, the area to have a drink was dull with not enough seeting . Not much to look at other than the sea. It was extremely hot , that's what you want on holiday but we couldn't find any...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank & Christi... K
Reviewed August 12, 2019 via mobile

Located in Budva Old Town the Citadel was a peaceful haven, costing 3.5 Euro to enter. Stay as long as you wish. Cafe, restaurant, unique library and stunning views.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Hasford
Reviewed August 3, 2019

We are in Montenegro for the second time on holiday, and just today in Budva we had the worst experience ever in this country! My husband is a professional artist, and he usually does lots of sketches on all our trips. This time he found...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Елена Л
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Cost a few euros but it gives you some thing historic to do. The museums, one is a room with a few model boats and the other is the library. But an interesting place with great views across Budva. The bonus is the free cold...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 19chelsea70
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

You probably do want to pop in for a few euros to the citadel although is is smaller than expected. It's essentially a good vantage point to look back on the city or out to sea and you get a feel for the old time...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank iainmcleod
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 48 nearby hotels
Astoria Boutique Hotel
246 reviews
.12 miles away
Avala Resort & Villas
1,072 reviews
.17 miles away
Hotel Mogren
111 reviews
.27 miles away
Hotel Budva
299 reviews
.42 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 211 nearby restaurants
Kafana Rivijera
374 reviews
.12 miles away
Konoba Portun
412 reviews
.12 miles away
Casper Bar
589 reviews
.08 miles away
Restaurant-pizzeria SAMBRA
458 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 102 nearby attractions
Altstadt (Old Town) Budva
2,236 reviews
.07 miles away
Statua Ballerina
784 reviews
.19 miles away
Budva City Walls
518 reviews
.30 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Citadel staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines