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We went to the old fortress in Stari Bar around sunset and it was great! There was almost nobody... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fay W
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Great old fortess and small town below.

The ruined fortess has great views over the city and surrounding mountains. While i was there you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
paulontravels
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StaroBarska Carsija, Bar, Bar Municipality 85000, Montenegro
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All reviews old fortress stari bar few hours souvenir shops nice place to visit definitely worth a visit your feet half an hour can feel the history modern town couple of hours entrance fee stari grad site mountains costs sunset
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the old fortress in Stari Bar around sunset and it was great! There was almost nobody there, so we could walk around in peace and quietness. It was very interesting to read about the history of Stari Bar in the small museum.

Thank Fay W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not sure what’s going on here. The fortress complex feels like some workers went in 15 years ago with the intention of turning the place into a modern tourist attraction. They spent a month doing the odd. It of work and running cables then...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ruined fortess has great views over the city and surrounding mountains. While i was there you could hear the call to prayer from a mosque at the foot of the mountain. The sound echoed around the fortress and made it feel magical.

Thank paulontravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Opportunity to walk all around a town of ruined houses and churches. There were no restrictions so careful footwork is needed. Renovations in progress . Open till 8 pm but we ran out of daylight . Plenty to see . Low entry fee .

Thank Chaletmum
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Friends had raved about this place so we thought we should have a look. Worth a few hours and a lunch stop and there are some great views over the coast.

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped off on our way along the coastal road. Pleasant wander around the old ruins (some of which are slowly being restored). Also provided good views of the surrounding town and hillside. Although not overly informative it cost little to get in and made...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

The old fortress is nice to visit, but unfortunately it is not well restaurated and is is rubbish around.

Thank Erika W
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It is a tipical fortress ruin. Nothing special, but if you have time it worth to seeing. 1 hour (max 2 hours) are enough, it could be a great stop in a longer trip (e.g. in the road to lake skadar).

Thank Nora L
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Worth seeing. Nice views, mamy places to go, you need at least an hour to go round the fortress. The price to enter the fortress is also not to high.

Thank frescowiczka
Reviewed 31 July 2018

If you only do one thing in Bar it should be to visit Stari Bar & the old fortress. The fortress is at the top of the main street in Stari Bar. It is quite large and you can do a lot of exploring. There...More

Thank Lauren S
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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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