Njegos Mausoleum, Cetinje

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Njegos Mausoleum, built into mountain rock, is dedicated to the greatest poet and ruler of Montenegro, high above valleys and highland woods. Climb 461 steps to the 1,657 m (5,436 ft) rugged mountain peak to get to this burial place, and look for a sarcophagus that preserves the ruler's remains. Inside the mausoleum, you'll also see a large granite statue of Njegos, carved by one of the greatest Croatian sculptors of the 20th century--Ivan Meštrović--and a golden mosaic with over 200,000 gilded tiles on the 9 m (30 ft) high ceiling. From the outside on a clear day you can see more than half of Montenegro, Albania, and Croatia. Plan to visit Njegos Mausoleum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Cetinje attractions using our Cetinje sightseeing planning app .
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  • Sure it’s a long climb up (almost 500 steps, paired in 9’s). But the view is wonderful. You have to pay €3 to enter the last part with the statue and the tomb. And also reach the outmost circle where ...  more »
  • I advise to visit. The serpentine complex kinds are very beautiful, not cold on the mountain, in the tunnel that leads to the mountain, cool.
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  • To visit this place you need to be prepared to know that it’s a fair way from kotor and budva, this is mainly to do with the narrow roads that have an endless amount of extremely tight bends!!! Howeve...  more »
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