Winter in Luštica Bay MontenegroTue 7th Feb, 2023 Montenegro Montenegro
Fall in love with Montenegro. Enjoy more this winter season. Discover the beautiful Adriatic Coast.
There are many cultural and historical monuments in Bar, but the 19th-century King Nikola's Palace is the one that attracts the most attention from locals and tourists alike. The palace was built in 1885 on the seashore and was given as a present from King Nikola to his daughter, Princess Zorka and her husband, Prince Petar Karađorđević. This marvellous gift consisted of a large palace, a smaller palace, a chapel, guardhouses and a winter garden. In 1910 a spacious ballroom was built inside the palace in order to provide entertainment to guests. Many years ago, in front of the palace, there was a wooden pier which served as a mooring for boats and yachts. Between 1866 and 1916, King Nikola owned 10 yachts but his last yacht, 'Rumija' was sunk in 1915 by the Austro-Hungarian navy.
Make time to visit this culturally significant palace and enjoy the surrounding park with its many different species of Mediterranean vegetation, among them a cork tree. Don't miss the gorgeous flower garden or the interesting stainless steel structure which was given as a present by the Italian king, Emanuel.
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