Herceg Novi attractions

Top Choice Waterfront in Herceg Novi

Šetalište Pet Danica

Named after five young women named Danica who died during WWII, this pedestrian promenade stretches along the waterfront for more than 5km from Igalo to Meljine. It's lined with summer bars, shops, concrete swimming…
Christian Monastery in Herceg Novi

Savina Monastery

Named after Sava, founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church, this peaceful monastery enjoys wonderful coastal views from its location on the town's eastern slopes. It's dominated by the elegant 18th-century Church of t…
Church in Herceg Novi

Archangel Michael’s Church

Built between 1883 and 1905, this beautifully proportioned, domed, Serbian Orthodox church sits at the centre of gleaming white Trg Herceg Stejpana (known as Belavista to the locals). The archangel is pictured in a …
Tower in Herceg Novi

Clock Tower

The elegant crenulated clock tower, built in 1667, sits above what was once the main city gate. You can climb the spiral staircase for a different perspective on Njegoševa street.
Church in Herceg Novi

St Jerome’s Church

The Old Town's main Catholic church (1856) dominates Trg Mića Pavlovića. It's usually only open during services.
Fortress in Herceg Novi

Forte Mare

The bastion at the town’s seaward edge was built between the 14th and 17th centuries but owes its current look to an Austrian makeover in 1833. It's now used for film screenings on summer nights. Downstairs, a 15-mi…
Fortress in Herceg Novi

Španjola Fortress

Looming over town, Španjola was started and finished by the Turks but named after the Spanish (they had a stint – in 1538 – here as well). Unlike the town's other fortresses, this one is barely – if at all – maintai…
Fortress in Herceg Novi

Kanli Kula

Kanli Kula means 'bloody tower', and this notorious 16th-century prison more than lived up to its name during Herceg Novi's years of Turkish rule (roughly 1482–1687); in the dungeon below the lower set of flagpoles,…
Street in Herceg Novi

Ulica Njegoševa

Herceg Novi's Old Town is at its most impressive when approached from the pedestrian-only section of Ulica Njegoševa, which is paved in the same shiny marble as Dubrovnik and lined in elegant, mainly 19th-century bu…
Museum in Herceg Novi

Mirko Komnenović City Museum

Apart from the building itself (a fabulous bougainvillea-shrouded baroque palace with sea views), the highlight of this little museum is its impressive collection of religious icons. Displays detail Herceg Novi's co…