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. Arrange to visit Mamula Fortress and other attractions in Herceg-Novi using our Herceg-Novi trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 17, 2017
    This is a former prison, it has often been compared to Alcatraz prison, also on the island. Especially interesting objects there is no
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  • August 11, 2017
    the visit was part of the program of the boat trip, stop allows you to quietly visit, access to the tower.
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  • August 11, 2017
    This island with a great story offers a very interesting insight on the history of the region, if you take time to study the travel guide. Then the stones begin to live and you hear the breath of history.
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