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In summer 2010 we explored Montenegro for almost 2 weeks. On this trip Podgorica was our starting point as well as the city from where we left the country.

With a population of less than 150.000 people Podgorica is one of the smallest capitals in Europe. Due to its almost total destruction during World War II, the city nowadays has not many exciting sights to offer.

Many of the buildings in the city centre date from the socialist era of Yugoslavia, when Podgorica was named Titograd. One of the newer well worth seeing landmarks is the Millenium Bridge (Most Milenijum), which was opened in 2005.

"The beautiful remains so in ugly surroundings."
--- Malcolm De Chazal ---

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Great starting point for a trip through Montenegro.
  • Cons:Not too much to see.
  • In a nutshell:Podgorica - Montenegro's unknown capital.
  • Last visit to Podgorica: Aug 2010
  • Intro Updated Feb 14, 2011
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  • Odiseya's Profile Photo
    Jun 19, 2015 at 3:48 AM

    Interesting overview of city (without things to do). I liked that they have and In Your Pocket guide.

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Oct 9, 2014 at 10:46 PM

    I must admit I didn't know what the capital city was of Montenegro. Thanks for the info and photos!

  • IreneMcKay's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2014 at 9:03 AM

    I'm working my way round the former Yugoslavia. Montenegro may be next. I would visit Podgorica even if it does not have too many sights just out of interest. Nice page. All the best, Irene

  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    May 5, 2012 at 10:36 PM

    Nice bridge! A day trip to Cetinje sounds interesting to do.

  • SWFC_Fan's Profile Photo
    Apr 25, 2012 at 2:30 PM

    A great page on the Montenegrin capital, Holger! Montenegro currently forms a little grey circle surrounded by blue on my VT map - I'll have to put that right soon!
    It's official - we have an English-German Champions League final - who'd have predicted that?
    Congratulations to Borussia Monchengladbach - it'll be good to see you back in European competition next season! :-)

  • Regina1965's Profile Photo
    Oct 30, 2011 at 4:19 AM

    We visited Podgorice in 2005. And we went to Cetinje as well to see a doctor there. Wish I had taken photos, lovely to see yours :)

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Oct 5, 2011 at 9:26 AM

    Nice page, Holger. It's amazing that such a small town has two international airports. I hadn't realized that this was the former Titograd.

  • Mikebb's Profile Photo
    Oct 4, 2011 at 3:17 AM

    Hi Holger, Nice page, the bridge looks magnificent. Pity the Taxi driver left the metre on, otherwise you would have felt better.

  • Dabs's Profile Photo
    Sep 27, 2011 at 5:36 PM

    Get in and get out, sounds like my experience with Skopje! Nothing wrong with pizza for dinner though :-)

  • Redang's Profile Photo
    Jun 14, 2011 at 1:12 AM

    Interesting destination!


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