Royal Palace of King Nikola, Podgorica

Royal Palace of King Nikola, Podgorica (must see)

King Nikola's Palace is located in Cetinje, Montenegro, and for more than 50 years served as the seat of the Montenegrin Royal family. In 1926 it became a museum, from 1980 it was one of the departments of National Museum of Montenegro. The small palace was built from 1863 to 1867 in a simple style typical of Cetinje houses with certain elements of neoclassicism. The interiors were designed in style of Historicism (art) and Art Nouveau. In the entrance hall are exposed the Montenegrin crown jewels, which are the most popular exhibition of the National museum. The Royal Garden was built in 1870 as a pine alley. Gardens were refurbished in 1971. There are many flower beds with crocuses, geraniums, tulips and rose and jasmine bushes. In the back of garden there is cedar grove with domimant villa with small summer-house, which served fas a guest house for foreign visitors.

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Royal Palace of King Nikola on Map

Sight Name: Royal Palace of King Nikola
Sight Location: Podgorica, Montenegro (See walking tours in Podgorica)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Podgorica, Montenegro

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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