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Moraca River, Podgorica
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Drive through the canyon of Moraca River, and enjoy the contrast between the steep, dark cliffs that are partially covered in thick woods and the light-green river. The highway runs along the edge of the narrow gorge, which is particularly picturesque in the segment between Podgorica and Kolasin. Visit a small, 13th-century monastery founded by a king of Zeta in the northern part of the canyon. South of Podgorica, the river flows through a plain until it empties into Lake Skadar. Note that the north road has been the site of many traffic accidents in the past, so take special care driving here. Take a look at our Podgorica itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Moraca River and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The view is amazing! You can see the canyon from the road if you go by car or by bus, but it's even more thrilling to see it from the railroad if you take the train from Podgorica to Kolashin. The riv...  more »
  • Very beautiful river. A real touch of nature can be seen in the canyon of the river Moraca which extends along the country. Many children in Montenegro are taught to swim at this wild river, so Monten...  more »
  • This river with it's banks makes Podgorica such a great choice for staying. Picturesque surroundings of the winding Moraca river attract many walkers.