The Capital of Montenegro, the picturesque city of Podgorica (pronounced Podgoritza) is also the country’s largest city. This city was known as Titograd during the existence of Yugoslavia under Josip Broz Tito, between 1946 and 1992.
It is located at the confluence of Ribnica and Morača rivers and the meeting point of the fertile Zeta Plain and Bjelopavlići Valley. It is near winter ski center in the north and Adriatic Seaside resorts in the south.
View of Podgorica, Montenegro
The bus and railway station are located next to each other. It is not recommended for tourists.
Since the capital of Montenegro is located in the center of the country, it is the hub of the main roads.
This is probably the easiest way to move in this city. It is inexpensive and reliable, with Europeans air conditioned sedans.
If you are staying in the center of town or the Preko Morače district, many of the attractions are located at walking distance.
The Millenium Bridge is a symbol of Podgorica Capital of Montenegro
Major attractions of Podgorica
Today it’s a symbol and an identity of the city. Inaugurated in 2005 it is a 140 meter long cable bridge with a 5t meter hjigh pylon holding 36 cables which lit beautifully at night.
Built in the 18th century by Hafis Pasha, this 16 meter tower dominates the area of Stara Varos. It is a reminder to the times of the Ottoman Empire.
Called locally Tursko Kupatilo, is Podgorica’s oldest historical building. It can be found in the Ribnica river gorge, east of the downtown.
The actual city planners eliminated its roof and insisted on building a bridge on top of it. The site has been transformed into a cultural center.
Stavci Steps a leisure attraction in Podgorica
Trg Republike or Republic Square in Podgorica
Translated to Rebublic Square, this is the main central shopping square in town.
For more information visit Montenegro Tourism Office
The Temple of Christ's Resurrection in Podgorica
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bridge by mazhin
trg republike by rasho
christ resurrection n/a
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