Ulcinj Old town


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

Ulcinj Old town is an example of a town that has woven together oriental and Mediterranean urban and architectural concepts, developed over historical periods from Iliro-Greek to medieval to Venetian and Ottoman. The town is surrounded by city walls, and is divided into an upper town, which was developed by the military, and a lower town, which was settled by civilians. Ulcinj displays a variety of housing types, including traditional houses with Greek-Ionic influenced porches; homes with Mediterranean style porches along the length of the fa├žade; and more recent residences demonstrating Oriental-Ottoman organizational principles.

Map of Ulcinj Old town

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