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 carved into the stone.

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Nearby Ulcinj attractions

1. Ulcinj Museum

0.01 MILES

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

2. Upper Gate

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

3. Old Town

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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…

4. St Nicholas’ Cathedral

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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…

5. Pasha’s Mosque

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

6. Sailors' Mosque

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

7. 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…

8. Liberty Monument

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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…