Must see attractions in Ulcinj

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    Old Town

    The ancient walled town overlooking Mala Plaža is largely residential and somewhat dilapidated, a legacy of the 1979 earthquake. This is part of its charm…

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    Ladies' Beach

    This lovely, boulder-strewn little cove – and its cave – are strictly for the ladies. It was given its name and status thanks to the high level of sulphur…

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    Sapore di Mare

    This pine-fringed rocky beach makes for a good break from the blaring pop and incessant preening of some of the more populated strips of sand near Mala…

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    Mala Plaža

    Come July and August it's hard to see this little grin of a cove under all the suntanned flesh. If you're after a little more seclusion, go for a…

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    Hotel Albatros Beach

    If you feel like getting your kit off without making your way to Ada Bojana, this bare-bum beach just down from the large Hotel Albatros is the place to…

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    Mother Theresa statue

    Aptly located at Ulcinj's medical clinic is a statue of Mother Theresa, the most famous Albanian of recent years (although she was actually born in North…

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    St Nicholas’ Cathedral

    Colourful frescoes fill this Serbian Orthodox cathedral, set among a picturesque grove of gnarled olive trees just below the main gate to the Old Town. It…

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    Liberty Monument

    On the cliff above Mala Plaža, this imposing monument is a lovely piece of socialist art that’s now neglected and covered in graffiti. Its two V-shaped…

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    Aquarius Beach

    If you care more for socialising than sand, this one's for you. The rocky little cove is renowned to locals as the young folks' beach; ear-shatteringly…

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    Sailors' Mosque

    Right on the waterfront, this imposing stone structure was completed in 2012, replacing a mosque (destroyed 1931) which predated the Ottomans. The…

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    Ulcinj Museum

    Just inside the Old Town walls, this small museum houses Roman and Ottoman artefacts and a relief map of the town.

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    Mezjah Mosque

    Set back slightly from the road, the 1728 Mezjah Mosque is Ulcinj’s main Islamic place of worship. Inside there's a sloping floor and wooden mezzanine.

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    Lamit Mosque

    Lamit Mosque dates from 1689 but was substantially rebuilt after the 1979 earthquake. The ceiling has interesting green-painted geometric wood panelling.

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    Pasha’s Mosque

    The 1719 Pasha's Mosque is an elegant complex with a defunct hammam (Turkish bathhouse) attached.

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    Just outside the Old Town museum, this 17th-century fountain (these days it's more like a tap) has an Arabic inscription, a crescent moon and flowers…

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    Upper Gate

    The entrance to the Old Town is reached via a steep slope.