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This place is just fascinating and it is a must if you in the area.It is a very scary drive so if you do not like a curvy road then I am not so sure if you should go. The road curves and curves and...More
Amazing and slightly scary drive up a mostly one way road. It can be busy and there are passing bays but you still have to back up occasionally. There are pilgrims here who have walked up the mountain to get here and many come on...More
One of the musts in Montenegro .
A beautiful pilgrimage 17th Cent. monastery , dramatically built up against the the mountain's rock , about 25 Km. south of Niksic . A stunning multi-curved road will take you up the mountain .
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The drive to this monastery was beautiful. The monastery itself was amazing how it is built into the side of the cliff. You need to make sure you aren't wearing sandals, that you have your shoulders covered and knees. You need to wear a head...More
Even though Christianity is not my religion, the Ostrog Monastery was my #1 place of interest to visit in Montenegro. It is a monastery built into the side of a mountain, where pilgrims ventured with much more difficulty to be healed of their ailments and...More
Part of our organized tour this was unbelievable. From the journey up to the Monastery via the phenomenal hairpin bends this was an experience not to be missed or forgotten. Once at the top the panoramic views were amazing. Climbing the steps to the entrance...More
Driving up to the monastery was very tedious, with cliffs along your side. From the top the views are amazing of the valley and mountains around you. The actually was monastery, architecturally, was cool. There were a lot of people making the hike up to...More
A visit to this monastery is essential, whatever the length of your trip to montenegro. The drive up is phenomenal and once at the monastery, the vistas are breathtaking. The place is really peaceful. Not to be missed
Beautiful orthodox monastery....The monastery is one of the most often visited holy shrines in the Balkans. Believers come from all over the world on their own or as a part of organized tours. The relics of Saint Basil bring miracles for all who believe and...More
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We just drove. The drive was beautiful and only took about three hours to the monastery. We actually made a loop of it and drove on to Podgorica and then over to the coast through Kotor and back to Dubrovnik. I just... More
We just drove. The drive was beautiful and only took about three hours to the monastery. We actually made a loop of it and drove on to Podgorica and then over to the coast through Kotor and back to Dubrovnik. I just did a quick check on Kayak and car rentals are as cheap as $10 per day.