Must see attractions in Budva

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    Stari Grad

    Budva's best feature and star attraction is the Stari Grad (Old Town) – a mini-Dubrovnik with marbled streets and Venetian walls rising from the clear…

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    Known locally as ‘Hawaii’, Sveti Nikola is Montenegro’s largest island, stretching to nearly 2km. Fallow deer wander about on this uninhabited green spot,…

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    Trg između crkava

    Literally the 'square between the churches', this open area below the citadel provides a visual reminder of the once-cosy relationship between Orthodox…

  • Citadela

    The citadel at the Old Town’s seaward end offers striking views, a restaurant and a library full of model ships, rare tomes and maps displayed safely…

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    Ploče Beach

    If the sands are getting too crowded in Budva itself, head out to this little pebbly beach at the end of a scrub-covered peninsula, 10km west of town …

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    Podostrog Monastery

    From Podmaine Monastery, a walking track leads up the mountains for 2km to the fortified Podostrog Monastery. This was once a residence of Montenegro’s…

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    St John the Baptist’s Church

    Budva's largest church was built towards the end of the 12th century, and served as its Catholic cathedral until 1828. Parts of it possibly date from as…

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    Podmaine Monastery

    On the surprisingly peaceful northern slopes of town, this Serbian Orthodox monastery features the same stripes of pink and honey-coloured stone as the…

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    Ričardova Glava

    Immediately south of the Old Town, this little beach has the ancient walls as an impressive backdrop. Wander around the headland and you'll come to a…

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    Slovenska Plaža

    After the marina, the long sweep of Budva’s main beach commences, heralded by blaring local pop and endless rows of sun umbrellas and loungers (available…

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    Town Walls

    A walkway about a metre wide leads around the landward walls of the Stari Grad, offering views across the rooftops and down on some beautiful hidden…

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    Slovenska Obala

    In summer, Budva's main beachside promenade morphs into a bustling, hustling strip of fast-food outlets, beach bars in the guise of pirate ships and…

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    Holy Trinity Church

    Constructed in 1804 out of stripes of pink and honey-coloured stone, this Orthodox church has beautiful frescoes covering its interior walls.

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    Modern Gallery

    An attractive gallery displaying temporary exhibitions.

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    Budva Museum

    This archaeological and ethnographic museum shows off Budva’s ancient and complicated history – dating back to at least 500 BC – over four floors of…

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    Jaz Beach

    The blue waters and broad sands of Jaz Beach look spectacular when viewed from high up on the Tivat road. While it's not built-up like Budva and Bečići,…

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    Main Gate

    The remains of the emblem of Venice – the winged lion of St Mark – are still visible over the main entrance to Budva's Old Town.

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    Pizana Beach

    By the walls on the northern side of the Old Town, Pizana is a popular 100m stretch of sand and pebbles.