Relief Map of Montenegro

Central Montenegro

This fascinating large-scale 3D map was created by the Austrians in 1917. It's housed in a glass pavilion attached to the side of the Njegoš Museum Biljarda; if it’s closed, you can peer through the windows.

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1. Njegoš Museum Biljarda

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This castlelike palace was the residence of Montenegro’s favourite son, prince-bishop and poet Petar II Petrović Njegoš. It was built and financed by the…

2. Cetinje Monastery

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It’s a case of four times lucky for the Cetinje Monastery, having been repeatedly destroyed during Ottoman attacks and rebuilt. This sturdy incarnation…

3. King Nikola Museum

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Entry to this maroon-and-white palace (1871), home to the last sovereign of Montenegro, is by guided tour (you may need to wait for a group to form)…

4. Court Church

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Built in 1886 on the ruins of the original Cetinje Monastery, this little church has a lovely gilded iconostasis, but its main claim to fame is as the…

5. Ethnographic Museum


The former Serbian embassy houses a well-presented collection of costumes and tools explained by English notations.

6. Montenegrin Art Gallery

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All of Montenegro’s great artists are represented here, with the most famous (Milunović, Lubarda, Ðurić etc) having their own separate spaces. There’s a…

7. History Museum

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Housed in the imposing former parliament building (1910), this fascinating museum follows a timeline from the Stone Age onwards. Historical relics include…

8. Ulica Njegoševa

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Cetinje’s main street is pretty Njegoševa, a partly pedestrianised thoroughfare lined with interesting buildings, cafes and shops.