Prokletije

Prokletije

The most inexplicable, the most unapproachable and the wildest mountain range on Balkan Peninsula and, after The Alps, in Europe. Nowhere in the Balkan, the glaciers have left such a deep trail of their erosion as in the Prokletije mountain range. After the Alps, this was the most glacial mountain in Europe”, said Jovan Cvijić, Serbian geographer.The Prokletije mountains are one of the highest and without a doubt most hyperkarstic mountain ranges of the Balkan Peninsula whose white naked karstic and jagged ridges and peaks, built from limestone and dolomite show many cirques that create an imposing wild image that...

Biogradska Gora

Biogradska Gora

Biogradska Gora, the oldest of Montenegro’s national parks was founded as long ago as 1878 by King Nikola, who decided with great foresight to preserve its incredible natural heritage for posterity. Park is in the mountainous region of Bjelasica that is located in the central part of Montenegro between Rivers Tara and Lim and is surrounded by three municipalities: Kolasin, Berane and Mojkovac. Park is 5400 acres large and surrounded by mountains whose tops are over 2000 meters high and with nine glaciers and one low land lake, Lake Biograd. The seat of the Park is in Kolasin. Although it...

Lovćen – the national identity of Montenegrins

Lovćen – the national identity of Montenegrins

Lovćen mountain range is a natural, historical, cultural, and spiritual symbol for all Montenegrins. On Lovćen is placed Mausoleum of the greatest son of the nation – Petar Petrovic II Njegoš, a poet, philosopher, prince-bishop, and statesman from the 19th century, a prominent member of the old Montenegrin ruling family Petrović. Njegoš was born in the village of Njeguši below the Lovćen mountain. Today, Njegoš is buried in a sarcophagus in a Mausoleum on the top of Lovćen mountain.The domestic name of Montenegro country is Crna Gora which means Black Mountain. For Montenegrins, the mountains mean a strong symbol of...

Durmitor National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site

Durmitor National Park a UNESCO World Heritage site

The most amazing national park is located at wide mountain region in North West of Montenegro, limited by Rivers Piva and Tara between which there are 23 mountains tops over 2300 meters of altitude. Park is 39000  large and includes 82 kilometers of the canyon of the Tara with an altitude of 1600 meters above the level of the River. The office of the park is in Zabljak. This breathtaking national park was formed by glaciers and is traversed by rivers and underground streams. Along the Tara river canyon, which has the deepest gorges in Europe, the dense pine forests...

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