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One of the perls of Boka Kotorska Bay

A wonderful city in the begining of Boka Kotorska bay.
One of the youngest towns on the Adriatic coast, was originally called St. Stefan. The city was established in the Dracevica parish by the Bay of Topla in 1382 by the Bosnian king Tvrtko I Kotromanovic.

Aleksa Santic

...one of the greatest Serbian poets ever lived.

He wrote about Montenegro and Herceg Novi (Night in Boka Bay):

Noc u Boki

Herceg-Novi cuti... Tek s Tvrtkova grada
Iz brsljana svelog, pun bola i jada,
Sveti glasak zvoni...
Da l' to dobri andj'o nad mogilom nada
Blage suze roni?
Il' ranjeno tice u tu nojcu crnu
Sa pocinka svoga sa cijukom prhnu?
Ne, ja znadem glasak sto se bolom krece:
To lovcenska vila na ruine slece
Pa ih suzom kvasi.
Za zlatnijem dobom, što se vratit neæe,
Zlatne trga vlasi
I cjeliva brsljan - cigli vijenac sveo,
Na razvali kralja sto se tuzan spleo.

Thi is a unique tribute to the genious of Serbian poet and bishop and rueler of Montenegro Petar II Petrovic Njegos.

  • Last visit to Herceg-Novi: Jul 2004
  • Intro Updated Oct 23, 2007
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  • Mikebond's Profile Photo
    Oct 20, 2008 at 8:47 AM

    Interesting tips!

  • May 11, 2007 at 9:42 AM

    Hi, I'm roman coins collector. I'll be soon in montenegro. Could you help me on that search ? regards Claude

  • Aug 15, 2005 at 10:49 PM

    fotografije su fantasticne!!!!!!!!!!!

  • karenincalifornia's Profile Photo
    Jan 19, 2005 at 9:54 AM

    Hi Pedja, thanks for the birthday greeting! Great Herceg-Novi page and yes, those prices of DVDs were very good (brought some home myself!). I finally have all my Montenegro pages up from last summer.

  • wcph's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2004 at 11:18 PM

    Hi, you were the first person to comment on my homepage. Beautiful churches - looks like a wonderful place to visit.

  • Beograd's Profile Photo
    Sep 21, 2004 at 1:39 AM

    What can I say? Great page! No wonder it's nr. 1 :))

  • goga4444's Profile Photo
    Aug 30, 2004 at 4:26 PM

    1st comment: Cool page about the place I like very much :)


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