Bar Stari Grad, Bar

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At the ruins of Bar Stari Grad, hidden among cliffs and woods, tour 240 ancient buildings and explore winding streets and plazas that had numerous rulers over the centuries. Dating back to the 11th century, the site was under the control of the Byzantine, Serbian, and Hungarian empires, as well as the Venetians and Ottomans. In the ancient stones, you'll see marks of each of these cultures--walls of Catholic and Orthodox churches, Middle Eastern towers and baths, and various military structures. A wide variety of birds and butterflies reside in the ruins today. Bring water with you. Put Bar Stari Grad on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Bar travel planning site.
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  • Enclosed within medieval city walls, Fortress Bar contains ruins that date to the 11th century and earlier, including ruins of the Roman Empire city Antivarium. The Old Fortress is, essentially, an.....  more »
  • Old town represent mix of the culture, architecture and tradition t. In more then 2500 years we had Illyrian tribes, Romans, Ottomans and many other empires. Inside the walls of the Old Town you will....  more »
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  • Amazing place. Don’t forget to climb up the tallest wall and look behind.
  • Remains of old Bar city within fortification walls. All buildings are stone, mostly side walls and other parts of structure, some are preserved almost in full. There are nice views from outer walls. Within the fortress there are some souvenir and local goods shops. The entry is at a fee.

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