Nikšić Montenegro

Highlights

Of course we are willing to show you some of the highlights of Nikšić.

These highlights are part of our history so they are part of our lives.

However, Nikšić Greeters also want to show the things that you will not find in a guidebook or are hard to discover if you are just wandering about.

 

COMUNIST ARCHITECTURE

COMUNIST ARCHITECTURE

Old and unfinished building was built on former cite of elementary school. It has been a sort of monument to the socialistic revolution. But, the change of political system and lack of money stopped the work. Monumental building supposed to be multifunctional with surface of 22.000 square meters.

LITTLE AND GREAT ZURIM

LITTLE AND GREAT ZURIM

Mountain Lukavica captivate visitors with glacier lakes, wells and peaks among which are Little (1.965m) and Great (2035m) Zurim. While Great is a ”boss”, some says that all pride and greatness of montenegrian peaks is in Little Zurim. You can go to the mountain from direction of Niksic over mine Zagrad, Luke Bojovica and Bare Bojovica. The road is paved until Luke Bojovica, further it is covered by pebbles. On the end of the road you will find Niksin kiljen, historical and legendary place with stories about founder of Niksic tribe…

NATIONAL MUSEUM AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

NATIONAL MUSEUM AND CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

National museum and Congregational church are buildings from monarchy period. In that time (start of the 20th century) they were among the largest at Balkans. Today, they store part of the history and tradition… This monuments of culture were built during king Nicholas rule.

FOOD

FOOD

Many places offer good menu. Traditional food from domestic and regional cuisine and various specialties are in custom for gourmets and fans of the new flavor.

SOCIAL LIFE

SOCIAL LIFE

Famous promenade ”cuts” main square (Freedom square) and it is center of social events. Poets, writers, painters tried to catch this uniqueness of Niksic. Promenade became known thanks to those who has nice memories and who are living far away from home.

KRUPAC LAKE

KRUPAC LAKE

Only six kilometres from downtown to the west, Krupac lake it is located. An artificial lake was built in 1950. Matches any vacation because of many features for pleasure. Taking up space about 5,9 square kilometres.

FESTIVALS

FESTIVALS

Today, Niksic is a festival town. There are so many and town became famous with urban sound and fun. Also, city has Actor’s festival and Guitar festival. Festivals are mostly hold in summer, when our city is a host to many people from other countries. All of them have beautiful impresions…

ZUPA NIKSIC

ZUPA NIKSIC

Zupa is situated in east of Niksic municipality and it’s ”heart” of Montenegro.

That is a valley with length of seven to eight kilometres and width about two to three kilometres, surrounded by mountains.

Hosts will offer organic food, domestic brandy and they will tell you about historical stories, and show natural beauties.

This place ”hides” monastery of Saint Luka from 13th century…

CASTLE

CASTLE

Fortress that looks like ”stranded ship cutting down Niksic field”… Popularly called Bedem, takes the place on hilItop and provides view to the city and surronding mountains. It was shelter for many armies since ancient times. Also, that was the begining of the Niksic city. When it has become too cramped for inhabitants, they have started to build houses around the fortress…