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Old Fortress, Stari Bar

StaroBarska Carsija, Bar, Bar Municipality 85000, Montenegro
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A magnificent archaeological site. Definitely worth a visit

I visit the old town of Bar in mid-January. For the first half an hour I explored this enchanted... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Huzub
Quite deserted.

Compared to Kotor Medieval City, the old fortress is relatively smaller. Though still intact, the... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Daniel A
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StaroBarska Carsija, Bar, Bar Municipality 85000, Montenegro
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visit the old town of Bar in mid-January. For the first half an hour I explored this enchanted site completely on my own and it was magical! All one has to do is to use the imagination a bit and walking in Stari Bar...More

Thank Huzub
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Compared to Kotor Medieval City, the old fortress is relatively smaller. Though still intact, the whole fortress could be barely seen from far. In its foreground is a beautiful mosque with an elegant minaret. Though the road going to the fortress is just a little...More

Thank Daniel A
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Visited during very low season and was literally the only person walking about the old town of Bar. A kindly old man brought me to a little church inside the fortress, which was a nice bit of (sign language) interaction with a local. The fortress...More

Thank Hanyin F
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Excellent. The structures, the wiev from the fortres to the City Bar.. Everythinfg is soo nice. I want to come again ;)

Thank Caffe C
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Star Grad, the Old Town and fortress of Bar, is a bit off the beaten track and well off the main coastal highway, but easy to visit and definitely worth it if one has the time. It is nestled on a hill backing up against...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Our tour guide brought us here and we were very glad. it's absolutely beautiful and full of historic buildings and architecture. There is a small museum. The views are marvellous. Highly recommended.

Thank KellyNN16
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

At the top of a cardiac hill after running the gauntlet of bars and souvenir shops a very small enterence fee accesses a site that although uneven is well worth the visit. A quite popular sit with those in the know but not so overrun...More

Thank helstravels
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Old city located on the hillside is not a must, but is a nice place to visit when you are nearby. You pay 2 EUR entrance fee and you can also buy a map of the city for 1 EUR (useful). It takes 1 up...More

Thank adamas1988
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

These ruins sit on top of a hill overlooking Stari Bar and down towards the coastline. There are therefore incredible views at sunset. The ruins themselves are impressive and easily accessible. They are easy to walk around and you can really imagine what life was...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Great view of the city,and you can see the sea. We came with kids,12 and 5 years old, and they could climb the fortress.

Thank Ina's B
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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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