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All reviews old fortress stari bar souvenir shops beautiful view few hours call to prayer walk around surrounding mountains flip flops arrived late beautiful mosque main parking enjoy history small museum ruined city off season nice walk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice ancient place where you can walk nicely not too hard and enjoy a great view for only 2 euro, lovely

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible backdrop of the mountains. Its story of destruction by both man -accidental and deliberate, and nature adds to the interest, as efforts to preserve face many barriers, not least the cost. Do visit but take your rubbish away with you....

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank sheffieldeats
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the fortress has nice views over the coast, several buildings are renovated but overall the is much to clean up. worth visit the fortress itself, the hammam, parts of walls and the lapidarium. reserve 1 to 2 hours to enjoy.

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank miq-zmm
Reviewed August 7, 2019

It almost seems otherworldly, like something out of Lord of the Rings or Skyrim. Beautiful ruins creep out of the largely abandoned city on a hill. Nice walk, gorgeous views. You want to have your wedding there!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed July 21, 2019

We arrived late into Bar and after reading a quick note about Stari we taxied up for just before sunset. It is not a "Disneyland" attraction, you are getting the real deal. Be ready to walk, climb and explore. It is worth every second. As...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank NYRed
Reviewed July 16, 2019

Enjoyed the walled city and the hill of shops outside. Thanks to other reviewers as we managed to drive past the car park scammer - but for 2 euro it was not like losing your life savings. It is a bit steep at times but...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank EauRouge2000
Reviewed July 9, 2019

The entrance to the fortress in located at the end of a cobble stone road which takes you from the parking area through small shops and restaurants. The ruins are interesting. The views from the top of the citadel are amazing.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Viorel_25
Reviewed June 10, 2019

The old town's wrecked houses' walls can still be seen here more than in many other European ruins. The scenery from the top is stunning and the athmosphere in mid June was very peaceful. Worth visiting but not good for people with walking difficulties.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mikylman
Reviewed June 3, 2019

This old town was destroyed just few decades ago by an earthquake (1979). Now in ruins but originally build for a hiding place from pirates.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JuhaniA26
Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

I have been to over 70 countries and after angot wat this is the 2nd best for me, if you are one who love to get lost in ancient ruins and let your imagination wild then this is the place for you

Date of experience: May 2019
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John B
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Hi there I know I'm late, but I didn't see your question up to this moment. Come to Bar and forget the overpriced and overtouristy other places. Here is a quiet town, with a nice, long promenade, lined by palm trees. Food is... More
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