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Mamula Fortress, Herceg-Novi
(3.7/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
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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  • In the fortress of Mamula is the easiest to get from Herceg-Novi, on the tourist boat (3-7), or by private boat. You can also take excursions from any Montenegrin town. Mamula-unusual place, because the fortress is located on the island. It even made a horror movie "Mamula. Indeed fortress suggests it is on such thoughts, and your guide will definitely add to your feelings some neupokoennuju soul skitajushhujusja in the fortress.
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  • Mamula Fortress is an old prison. You can get there only with a boat. A must to go check it out. The sea view is great.
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  • It has a fantastic view of the island, however it is now filthy. Everywhere, trash lying around and it seems here to take care of no one.
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