Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, is a city with a rich long history and a vibrant and modern culture. Located in the heart of the Balkans, Podgorica is home to many beautiful and interesting places that are truly worth visiting. This is a list of my 10 favorite places to visit when I’m in Podgorica:
This modern bridge, which was built in 2005, is a symbol of Podgorica’s growth, stability, and development. It spans the Morača River with its impressive dimensions -173 meters long & 57 meters tall (!)- offering breathtaking views of the city. Even though its history is short, the now iconic Millennium Bridge of Podgorica is a symbol of pride to the whole nation of Montenegro.
St. George’s Church of Podgorica
Located in the old town of Podgorica, St. George’s Church is a beautiful medieval church that dates back to between the 10th and 12th centuries. It is an important cultural and historical site, and it’s the oldest Orthodox Christian church in Montenegro – some say the oldest standing structure in Podgorica.
Cathedral of Christ’s Resurrection
Serbian Orthodox Church located in the new town area of Podgorica. This beautiful church took over two decades to complete, as the final brick was laid down in 2013 when it opened its doors to its followers and visitors.
Podgorica City Stadium
This modern stadium is home to the Montenegrin national football team and is a popular venue for sporting events and concerts. It is located in the heart of the city and is easily accessible by public transportation. The stadium can hold more than 11,000 crazy cheering fans! When in season, you are sure to find a game taking place over the weekend.
Duklja Archaeological Park
This ancient city, which is located just outside of Podgorica, was once the capital of the medieval state of Duklja. It is an important historical and cultural site that features a variety of ruins, including churches, monasteries, and fortifications.
A Serbian Orthodox monastery, which is located in the mountain area outside of Podgorica (~45km), in the valley of the Morača river. The Morača Monastery is an important cultural and religious site and is one of the most important medieval areas of Montenegro. It is home to a collection of religious artifacts, including icons, manuscripts, and other treasures.
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