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Nice visit

It was an interesting visit to the Monastery and learning a bit about the history too. Whilst I... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2019
DocklandsDogs
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Spectacular monastery in Herceg Novi

My husband and I and a third member of our tour group decided to visit the Savina Monastery after... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Empty_OSU_Nester
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Columbus, Ohio
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The medieval orthodox monastery complex situated next to the city, on a hill in the lush Mediterranean vegetation. It is composed of the Great Church, the Small Church and the Temple of Saint Sava, which was built, according to belief, by Saint Sava...more
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Brace Grakalic, Herceg-Novi, Herceg-Novi Municipality 85340, Montenegro
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

It was an interesting visit to the Monastery and learning a bit about the history too. Whilst I wouldn't necessarily say it is a "must see", if you do happen to have some time on your hands, it is a lovely walk by the sea...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I and a third member of our tour group decided to visit the Savina Monastery after seeing its beautiful setting from a boat ride on the bay earlier in the morning. The monastery is a bit out of the way, so we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We drove there but it is possible to walk from town, but we had just spent most of the day going up and down the streets of Herceg Novi, so needed a break. There is a parking lot with ample parking. Two churches are right...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

You could reach it walking, but I recommend to take taxi. Small monastery, quite nice but nothing else. Much of beggars, very much garbage near entrance.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Walked in to the monastery. Unlike the other monasteries I visited, here the black dress clad monks were sitting around outside and some chatting. I tried to enter one of the smaller chapels and the monk stopped me because I was wearing a Bermuda and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Anand1968
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Nice and cool in the monastery when it's very hot outside. View from the top are stunning. Good to take a walk in the woods as well.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank NCCNottingham
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We actually walked along the coastline and entered the Old Town via quite a few steep steps but it was well worth the climb.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Beautiful orthodox monastery just outside of Herceg Novi. They also have their own vinyard and you can taste and buy the products right there. Fine wine. Stunning views over the bay and adriatic sea.

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank Damir T
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This area with the graveyard, the little church and the big church, are really nice. The lawn is kept nice and green, which gives you a feeling that someone still cares for this place. The church bells are controlled by manpower, which is good, that...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank kristofferm1995
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It is worth seeing the monastery and the artwork inside the two churches. If you're wearing shorts, there are pieces of clothes you must wrap around the waste to cover the exposed parts are courtesy and respect. It adds to the experience. These are provided...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Elias J
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