Stari Bar (Old Town Bar)
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Stari Bar (Old Town Bar)

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Bar is is a coastal town and main seaport in Montenegro. Old town Bar (Stari Bar) near Bar is one of the world’s largest fortified archaeological sites. In old documentst name Bar is first time mentioned in X century. Near Bar is mountain Rumija (1595 m).

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A: Ruins Of Old Bar Town - April 2014

by Marijan Marijanovic, 30 meters away

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B: Old Town Bar, Ruins, April 2014

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C: Montenegro 2014. Old Town Bar. Church of St. Catherine.

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E: Cliffs Near Old Town Bar

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F: Montenegro, Old Bar, Clock

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G: Montenegro. Old Bar. Под сенью кипариса.

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H: Stari Bar - Montenegro Aerial Panorama

by Michael B., 110 meters away

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I: Old bar Ruins - April 2014

by Marijan Marijanovic, 110 meters away

Old Bar is situated some 5 km from the sea. It occupies a rocky slope on the bottom of mountain Rumij...

Old bar Ruins - April 2014

J: View From Fortress Walls - Old Bar - April 2014

by Marijan Marijanovic, 110 meters away

Old Bar is situated some 5 km from the sea. It occupies a rocky slope on the bottom of mountain Rumij...

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