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Sightseeing in Budva - what to see. Complete travel guide

Budva is one of the most beautiful resorts of the country that is famous for its wonderful nature, large choice of elegant ancient buildings, multiple places of interest and rich selection of various entertainments. This resort is an ideal choice for tourists who seek active family rest.
Budva is an ancient city with rich history. Simply every attraction here is connected with many interesting stories and legends. While walking through the picturesque narrow streets of the … Open
First settlements on the territory of the modern city appeared many centuries ago. Until now archeological excavations don’t stop here and new and new artifacts are found in Budva. For example, during the building of one of hotels in Budva have been discovered Roman and Greek necropolises. Archeological sites are usually full of ancient jewelry – precious artifacts from ancient civilizations.
The city is usually divided into two parts for convenience. You may hear the mentions of Old Budva and New Budva. New Budva is considered a business district, so this place is full of modern complexes, business centers, shopping malls, entertainment centers, cafes and restaurants. Old part of the city is surrounded by thick walls made of stone. This is the historical center of Budva and so you will find many places of interest here. Among most famous sights are numerous churches and cathedrals, for example, Church of St Ivan, Church of St Maria, Church of St Sabas and the Church of Holy Trinity. Also don’t forget to visit the local Citadel. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Budva is a true diamond for fans of active pastime. Here tourists are welcome to visit numerous beaches and entertainment venues, movie theaters and interesting shops. Miracle Entertainment … Open
Of course, many people come to Budva seeking rest on best beaches of the Adriatic Sea and visiting multiple places of interest present here. However, this city can be interesting regarding to multiple entertaining events that often take place on Budva. Each year a festival “Song of the Mediterranean” takes place here. There you can listen to most famous Serbian and European musicians. The Citadel welcomes another annual festival devoted to theatrical art – Grad-Theatre. Tourists, who are passionate to nightlife, will definitely not get bored in Budva as here work multiple night clubs, casinos, discos and restaurants. Budva is the best resort for sportsmen, music lovers, romantic people and curious travellers.
Besides Budva`s ancient Citadela Fortress you can also visit the extremely interesting Archaeological Museum, opened as far back as 1962. About 2500 unique exhibits were the first collection, some of them dated from the 4-5th centuries B.C. The current museum sets, being widened almost every year, are presented with the antique ceramic wares, gold and silver jewellery, ancient coins and other displays discovered by archeologists in different country parts. Today the museum is a large four-storeyed building, and there is one of the land`s biggest lapidarium on its ground floor.
1. Local shops open early in the morning and accept clients up to 20:00. The city also has several supermarkets and shopping complexes that work around the clock. 2. As a rule, local … Open
In Budva there is situated beautiful Podostrog Monastery, its history is full of interesting events. It was the place of numerous battles for many years from the foundation. At the beginning of the 19th century the Austrians almost burnt down the monastery, but it was rebuilt very soon. In 1979 the historic building suffered a lot of damage from the earthquake, its complete restoration was possible only by 1995. There is a small museum behind the monastery walls today where you can find the traditional religious attributes and attractive antique ornaments.
Budva The Old Library is the most famous cultural centre in the town and a part of the complex including the Archaeological Museum and Art Gallery. There has been saved the greatest Middle Ages aura and kept a lot of unique ancient books there. It hasn`t been serving only as a library already for a long time. A great deal of cultural events as well as literary soirees and entertainment ones dedicated to the national culture are being held there.
There is the huge choice of inviting paths for visitors to walk in Budva`s neighbourhood. Searching for some unusual natural sights and glorious views, a lot of travellers go to the Becici village. There is an exceptional object, an olive tree aged more than 2000 years, in two kilometres from the settlement. You can reach it by car or on foot, the tree grows on a very beautiful hilly territory. Nearby there is situated one more village of Ivanovici that also attracts tourists with its inimitable old-fashioned architecture and natural places` variety.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Budva and surroundings

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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Budva
♥   Castle 'Qafë Castle' , 60.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Rozafa Castle' , 60.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Drisht Castle' , 66.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Lovrijenac' , 71.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Lezhë Castle' , 87.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Budva
♥   National Park 'Lovćen' , 13.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Skadarsko jezero' , 31.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Velika i Mala petka' , 74.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   World Heritage Site 'Durmitor National Park' , 92.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Biogradska Gora' , 93.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Sights around Budva from our guide 'Extreme places on Earth'

Forte Rose

From the series “Famous Abandoned Military Bases and Forts”
It is incredibly exciting to visit and explore the three-storey building. Here, you will find many bunkers, stairs and platforms for the installation of military equipment. Curious guests can walk through the narrow corridors and steep stairs. Not far from the fort there is a complex system of catacombs, which will also appeal to lovers of independent historical research. Surrounded by the old forts, there are now several small hotels, so you can spend a few days in this interesting and picturesque area. … Read further

Floating Hotel Catamaran

From the series “Fancy Houses and Hotels Located on Water or Under Water”
Construction of the Floating Hotel will start soon, this project has been appreciated and has won the prestigious Millenium Yacht Design Awards prize. The location of the hotel will be one of the lakes of Serbia. The organizers of the project note that the number of rooms-catamarans will be literally unlimited. If the hotel attracts the attention of a large number of guests, the number of floating rooms will be constantly increased. … Read further

Sightseeing in Montenegro: things to see

Not far away from the border with Albania one will find a man-made island named Ada Bojana, which is famous for its wonderful beaches. This is one of the most modern and developed regions in Montenegro, and the location of the newest tourist complexes. Visitors will find here many chains of popular restaurants and large shops. For over a decade the resort has been in the list of the most popular vacation destinations in Montenegro. … Open
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