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Crno Lake

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Address: | Mount Durmitor, 3 km from town centre, Zabljak, Durmitor National Park, Zabljak Municipality, Montenegro

Only 3km away from the centre of Zabljak, Malo (Small) and Veliko (Big)...

Only 3km away from the centre of Zabljak, Malo (Small) and Veliko (Big) Lakes merge into Crno (Black) Lake. This lake is specific for its dark blue shade of water, which often seems black, and the effect is created by the Lake's depth and the dense Durmitor pine forest surrounding it.

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Heaven on earth

A peaceful place where you will enjoy in beautiful nature and wildness. A breathtaking view on Međed peak and lake will make you feel like you are in Canada. Black Lake is the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Budva, Montenegro
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Budva, Montenegro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A peaceful place where you will enjoy in beautiful nature and wildness. A breathtaking view on Međed peak and lake will make you feel like you are in Canada. Black Lake is the premium tourist attraction of the Durmitor area. It is the largest and the best known of 18 glacial lakes on the mountain. The lake is easily accessible,... More 

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Kragujevac, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are somewhere near Zabljak, you should definitely visit Durmitor National Park and Crno Lake. It's just breathtaking nature. If you are in a hurry you don't have to worry, cuz it's a really short walk from parking lot. Definitely bring a camera with you, if you like to make some stunning photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

nice walk around and towards the Lake, although it was completely covered by snow it still shows you its beauty...bit tricky to walk in snow conditions but with right equipment it is just perfect

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

One of the many glacial lakes in Durmitor NP, black lake is surrounded by some high peaks. It's a short walk from the parking area. You find a restaurant at the shore and you can hire boats. There is an easy walk (with a few climbs) around the lake. The total length is 3,5 km but there is a shortcut.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

We did a four hour hike from our hotel (Soa) through the forest and visited both Crno Jezero (Black Lake) and Zminje Jezero (Snake Lake). We had pretty damp weather at the time, making the hike through the forest very muddy and slippery at times. This was the only time during our two week trip to Montenegro that I wished... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Black Lake isn't that black. Or, at least, it wasn't when we went. Also the weather wasn't brilliant, dull and overcast, so I suppose that spoilt the impact a bit. But it was OK. Having seen loads of lakes (and there are loads of lakes in Montenegro, I would not have put this near the top but that's just... More 

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Oisterwijk, North Brabant, Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We walked around the lake. It is beautifull. It was a quite day and that was nice. We enjoyed the silence. To get into the park you have to pay 3 euro pp. And 6 euro for a three day pass wich give you acces to the entire national park

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Magor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I think my title says it all, it's a lovely lake and quite clear. It was cloudy when we went and as previous reviewers have said please wear good shoes. Well marked trail and some good woodland but I think Biogradska was just a bit better. The parking is good and the people sell good fruit and honey on the... More 

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Cetinje, Montenegro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Black lake is magnificent! it should be visited on foot, walking around it but also, If you would like to see the whole beauty of the Black lack you should not miss ride by lift from Savin Kuk and i bit of hiking to see the lake from above. when in Zabljak not to be missed and to be revisited... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Beautiful setting, the locals call the black lake, though the colour is more blue. Well worth the small entrance fee to visit in this national park. Not busy at this time of year and the weather was lovely, sunny and calm

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