Mamula Fortress, Herceg-Novi

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represents one of the biggest and best-preserved Austrian fortifications on the Adriatic. The fortress was built on the small, rocky isle of Lastavica in 1853. Walk around the well-preserved structure and try to determine what areas were used for sleeping quarters, toilets, and ammunition stocks. The fortress served as prison during 1918 Boka uprising and as a concentration camp by Italian fascists during World War II. Today, the only inhabitants of the fortress are wild rabbits and seagulls. You can swim, snorkel, and scuba dive while on the island. Nearby attractions include Zanjic beach, Arza Fortress, and the Blue Cave. With our online itinerary creator, Herceg-Novi attractions like Mamula Fortress can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This fort, now abandoned, was built in the 19 th century by the Austro-Hungarian to protect the entrance to the mouth of Kotor of invasions. Durand the second world war it was used as a concentration camp by the Italians. Since vegetation has colonised much of the buildings a bit strange impression. The view from the top of the ramparts is magnificent. Beware the place can be dangerous because nothing is secure. Not recommended for people who cannot not move easily.
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  • After the visit was interesting to read about the history of the military facilities. Impressive unusual location on the island and a pretty good state of preservation of the object.
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  • Kind of unkempt r. There was a taxi boatilla and views of the high fine but the target time.
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  • Amazing old place that is suddendly becomed a construction site for a new hotel and spa...
  • Fortress that is located at the entrance of the Boka Bay. It was built at the mid 19 th century from the Austro-Hungarians. At first it was used as a protection to control the entrance of the Bay. During the WW1 and WW2 it was used as a prison where horrible crimes and torture of the local people happened. Today it represents monument that is not protected on a proper way. Still it is very attractive and visited place. A couple of years ago horror movie was filmed in this location.
  • The island is used as a prison during WW1 and WW2. Nowday is only a destination for travelers.
  • A fantastic place. Being in Montenegro, it is necessary to visit the island and visit the fort. A nice place to rest during the voyage.
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  • Ostrvo Mamula je nekad bio zatvor za teže osudjenike. Niko ga ne pamti po dobru. Strujanja vode oko ostrva su jaka, bidući da je smešteno na ulazu u veliki zaliv Boke Kotorske. Mislim da je šteta ne obnoviti tvrdjavu, jer bi za turiste svakako bila iznimno zanimljiva, ne samo zbog starine, već i samog položaja.

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