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Imposing fortress - definitively worth a visit

At the top of the town and overlooking it, the fortress gives great views over the bay and the... read more

Reviewed June 13, 2018
Michael T
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Leeds, United Kingdom
The best part of the town with great views

This was for me the highlight of my visit to a town that was otherwise if I am honest rather... read more

Reviewed June 9, 2018
GeysirGal
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Destroyed several times in the devastating earthquakes and battles, and finally tumbled into the sea by the catastrophic earthquake in 1979, today only the ruins of the walls remind of its presence. It is also known under the name Mezaluna, built on...more
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Promenade Pet Danica bb, Herceg-Novi, Herceg-Novi Municipality 85340, Montenegro
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is great and free tour that will help you to discover Herceg Novi. Meeting point is Pellegrino travel agency in the center of Igalo, address Sarajevska 2 Available Monday-Sunday, starts at 10h You should first stop by and make your reservation, but if there...More

5  Thank PellegrinoTA
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Reviewed October 2, 2015

My husband and I visited the Citadel whilst exploring Herceg Novi. As mentioned previously, not a great deal to see in the Citadel but excellent views. We thought the entrance fee was too much and should be no more than a couple of Euros each...More

1  Thank LAD63
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

At the top of the town and overlooking it, the fortress gives great views over the bay and the town. Admission in June 2018 was just 2 euro, which I think is good value. Lots of ramparts to walk around. A bonus is that there...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed June 9, 2018

This was for me the highlight of my visit to a town that was otherwise if I am honest rather uninspiring. The Citadel can be accessed via either the main road near the bus station or via the Old Town. Others have mentioned uneven steps...More

1  Thank GeysirGal
Reviewed July 10, 2017

This is great and free tour that will help you to discover Herceg Novi. Meeting point is Pellegrino travel agency in the center of Igalo, address Sarajevska 2 Available Monday-Sunday, starts at 10h You should first stop by and make your reservation, but if there...More

5  Thank PellegrinoTA
Reviewed May 29, 2017

The Venetian-era Citadela was one of the most important points of the city's fortification system.This former fortress was destroyed and rebuilt several times (mainly because of battles and earthquakes) throughout the years. Unfortunately, this mighty seafront fortress with huge walls was almost entirely destroyed due...More

2  Thank Ana C
Reviewed October 27, 2015

Visited in the afternoon and the view is fantastic. The theatre here would be a great place to see a play with the sun setting in the background. The entrance from the old town has some uneven steps.

2  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed October 2, 2015

My husband and I visited the Citadel whilst exploring Herceg Novi. As mentioned previously, not a great deal to see in the Citadel but excellent views. We thought the entrance fee was too much and should be no more than a couple of Euros each...More

1  Thank LAD63
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Not much to see from a historical point of view, but for sure worth a stop over. Nice view of the city. entrance fee should be a little less

1  Thank Aqua_Uomo
Reviewed August 31, 2015

From the main road skirting around Herceg Novi you'd probably wonder what there is to see here. However, it is definitely worth a stop off to find and explore the little historical nugget of the old town (Stari Grad). You can walk around the fortress...More

2  Thank fluffymonkey
Reviewed August 21, 2015

Astonishing view of the Bay of Kotor and nothing more actually. I also recommend visiting the old town below, but there's nothing more interesting in Herceg Novi. There's a private parking near the top entrance.

2  Thank JonDoe04134
Reviewed August 18, 2015

We really enjoyed the walk around the fortress. There is an amazing view over the bay and the old city. Nice narrow streets of the old town lead upwards with a few charming squares on the way to the top.

2  Thank MariaS13_DON
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