Independence Square, Podgorica

Independence Square, Podgorica

Independence Square, formerly Republic Square or Square of the Republic is the central town square of Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro. It is located in Nova Varoš, the administrative, as well as socio-cultural heart of the city. The square covers an area of 15.000 square metres. The city library "Radosav Ljumović" is located on the square, as well as the state gallery "Art".
The square is bordered by Freedom street to the east, and Njegoš's street to the west. Both Njegoševa and Slobode street are newly renovated pedestrian zones - with Ulica Slobode also being a popular shopping street. Bokeška and Vučedolska street create the square's northern and southern borders, respectively. A pedestrian passage connects the Republic Square to Podgorica's City Hall and the Montenegrin National Theatre building.
Sight description based on Wikipedia.

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Independence Square on Map

Sight Name: Independence Square
Sight Location: Podgorica, Montenegro (See walking tours in Podgorica)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Podgorica, Montenegro

Create Your Own Walk in Podgorica

Create Your Own Walk in Podgorica

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Podgorica Introduction Walking Tour

Podgorica Introduction Walking Tour

Podgorica, the capital city of Montenegro, although not a typical European eye candy, does contain a number of sights well deserving attention, particularly the modern-built Millennium Bridge over the Morača River and the old stone bridge over the Ribnica River, much as the Turkish-built, centuries-old Clock Tower rising over the old town. Take this orientation walk to see these and other popular...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles