Old Town of Bar


Old Town of Bar is part of the Tentative list of Montenegro in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

The Old Town of Bar is the largest and most important medieval archaeological site in the Balkans, with a rich architectural heritage influenced by Gothic, Renaissance, Baroque, oriental, and traditional local styles. This site has been deserted since the end of the 19th century, but has been well-preserved and protected following damage from an earthquake at the end of the 20th century. The fortified medieval town of Bar includes a main gate, a citadel, a Prince and Bishop’s palace, a customs house, a clock tower, an aqueduct, a Turkish bath, and churches including Saint George’s Cathedral.

Map of Old Town of Bar

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