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For the guests of the hotel is provided a tourist bus that frees every 15 minutes to Šušanjska beach and back, as well as to the “Red” sandy beaches.
PLACES IN THE BAR AND THE ENVIRONMENT
Old town BarThe Old Town fortress is the only monument of first category culture in Bar municipality. It is located on a steep cliff, inaccessible on three sides, at the foot of mountain Rumija. Its “ defence “ position and the source of drinking water were the most important reasons why Old town, unlike other cities on the coast, found on about 4 km away from the sea shore. Old Town Bar represents the largest urban agglomeration in ruins of Montenegro. There are preserved ten church buildings, mostly in ruins. Among numerous buildings of residential, public and sacral architecture in the city there are several significant architectural accomplishments, which, according to the way of construction and design, belong to different architectural styles and concepts – from Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance, to the Balkan-Oriental ones.
Castle of King NikolaIt was built in 1885 on the seashore. It consists of a large castle, a small castle, a chapel, a guardhouse and a winter garden. In 1910, a spacious dance hall was added. Within the castle there is a park with a large number of Mediterranean vegetation (among others, plutonic wood).
Today the castle is the Homeland Museum. In park of the castle there was a train “Ćiro” with two locomotives and two passenger cars. One of these was a royal family car, as a remembrance of the railway Bar – Virpazar, which was into traffic in 1908. Various cultural manifestations in city of Bar are held on the plateau in front of the castle in the summer.
Skadar lakeSkadar Lake is the largest lake in Montenegro and on the Balkan Peninsula, with an area of 369.7 km². Its length from Vranjina to Skadar is about 40 kilometers, and width in some places is 14 kilometers. According to seasons it changes its size, which is resulted with influence of water that receives from many rivers. Across the river Bojana it goes to the Adriatic Sea.
The lake has many islands and peninsulas with traces of history and valuable cultural heritage: Žabljak (15th century) – the capital of the former Zeta, Lesendro – a fortress on the rock in the middle of the lake, the fortress Grmožur.
Clear water and the preserved environment enabled the development of an extremely rich ecosystem. This is the only pelican habitat in southern Europe.
On shore of the lake there is a small town – River of Crnojevići.
In vicinity there are the remains of the town of Oboda, where a printing house was placed, in which in 1494 the first book was printed in this part of Europe , the “Oktoih” .
Old Olive tree in Bar
The old olive tree in Mirovica is one of the oldest olive trees in the world and is considered the oldest tree in Europe.
Its age is estimated at over 2,000 years.
Due to its natural, morphological, ambient, aesthetic and historical values, this exceptional natural monument was declared a natural asset and was placed under the protection of the state in 1957.
This noble and long-lasting evergreen plant belongs to the domestic “Zutica” variety, which belongs to most of the trees on the Montenegrin coast.
Its wide, crooked, cormorant and reverberated tree extends over 10 meters with unusual and characteristic bulges and a large crust with beneficial fruits of the ovary and a small silvery gray-colored leaves, representing a unique visual benchmark and a kind of tourist attraction of Bar.