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Museum of King Nikola

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Address: Dvorski Trg | Royal Palace of King Nikola, Cetinje, Cetinje Municipality 81250, Montenegro
Phone Number:
086 23 05 55
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Nice museum in an ugly building

The building is ugly. it is the ancient palace of the Crnojevic family. Everything inside is original. it is very well preserved: furniture, lighting, carpets, glassware... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 December 2016
Bromont, Canada
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Bromont, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

The building is ugly. it is the ancient palace of the Crnojevic family. Everything inside is original. it is very well preserved: furniture, lighting, carpets, glassware, crockery, etc... You need a guide who will explain the life of the family. It is facinating to learn how the family lived in those time. However, once the visit is completed, the city... More 

Thank B265
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Maybe most beautiful and most interesting place in Cetinje! Great story about glory and very rich serbian history! I would highly suggest visiting this site!

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very enjoyable visit to Cetinje and the old royal palace. Loads of other interesting buildings in the city. King Nikola ruled for 58 years until his death in 1918. He was the last King. Montenegro was often attacked. The Ottoman Empire raided the country during his reign and then Napoleon had a go. This lead to the Montenegrins building their... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a bit of a hidden gem, the opulent interiors are well worth the entrance fee. The staff were also incredibly helpful, they ordered us a taxi and gave us a free tour whilst we waited, They then took us outside to where the taxi was waiting! 5 star service.

Thank SvenShaw
Yavne, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Quite fascinating museum of the old royal palace of King Nikola. The rooms are richly decorated, the whole palace very well maintained, the tour gives you a glimpse of how the royalty lived a century ago.

Thank Arie F
Amiens, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If we have to compare this palace to the palaces of Madrid, Istanbul, London or Paris, as we can compare the size of their countries, we have to say that this one will win among them :)

Thank VihrenMitev
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The whole small city of Cetinje is a beautiful place hidden deep inside the mountains of Montenegro. It used to be their old capital and King Nikola seems to have played a major role in the history of this country. This Museum used to be his residence and visiting it brings you back to his days. The nearby buildings are... More 

Thank F S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Sometimes people expect big or even huge welthy castles, gold, luxurious homes of Kings and Queens in this case this is not the story. King Nikola was a proud and balanced ruler that understood people wealth is for people to enjoy. The residence is soo nice. Take a tour and you will be amazed. We need more people like this.

Thank Marko A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is grandeur on a domestic scale. Interesting but not awe-inspiring. Pictures so terrible as to be interesting.

Thank Anne I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I've fell in love with all those cute cetinjen houses and museums. Palace of Nicola not so huge as it could be for a king, but contains great collection of his items, clothes and his family members rooms and stuff. Only 10 euro for full adult museum pass in Cetinje.

Thank Alex D

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