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Sep 29, 2018
“Awesome abandoned fortress”
Jun 24, 2018
“History, view, snakes”
This fortress, with a vast panoramic belvedere from which the entire coast of Budva can be seen, was erected by Austrians on the Kosmac hill in the late 19th century, at an altitude of about 800m above sea level. This place above the village of...more
Kosmac bb, Budva, Budva Municipality, Montenegro
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

We saw this fortress while driving from Cetinje to Budva and decided to stop - definitely a good choice! You can drive most of the way to it (albeit on a one lane road through a village), and then walk <1/4 mile up to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

The ascent is not very difficult and it takes about 15 minutes, but you need to beware of snakes (we saw only one at the fortress). The fortress may be dangerous to enter. Nevertheless it is a nice trip (you need a car to get...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jindrich M
Reviewed June 19, 2018

You really need a car to get here! The bus from Budva will stop at Braici and you can the walk to the fort. Buses going back to Budva seemed less inclined to stop, so I ended up thumbing a lift. Quite a lot of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Michael T
Reviewed December 30, 2016

Fort Kosmač is situated adjacent to the village of Brajici, near Budva, on a hilltop. Sadly, the building is totally abandoned and in a poor condition. A spacious courtyard is situated outside the fort where a nice photos can be done. The views are great!...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank anacW3256HT
Reviewed October 27, 2015

I'm so glad my husband and I stopped off today on our way from Cetinje to Budva. We parked at the trailhead and walked the 1.4km to the fortress. The path is paved with homes along the side until it turns to gravel and then...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Danielle O
Reviewed October 10, 2015

We found this by the odd chance as it was hidden in cloud when we first drove past! It is well worth the hike to see the structure of this old fort and the stunning views. Again no plaques detailing the history of the old...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank the_globtrotters
Reviewed January 1, 2015

Kosmac fortress can be reached by car from the coastline near Budva, or by foot by walking up from Kamenovo through the forest and up the mountain (3 hours hike from the monastery). I have done both, and if you have the time, the hike...More

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Elin1968
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