All about the city of Niksich

All about the city of Niksich

Before traveling, tourists want to learn everything about the city to which it was decided to go. Nikšich is the second population point Montenegro. The city is in the northwest of the country near the River Zeta. It rises above sea level by 650 meters and is surrounded by colorful lakes: Liverovichi, Slla, Krup.

History of the city

Put the beginning of Nikschich, the Roman Military Camp of Anders, who was in the IV century at the junction of important roads. Later, already in the V century, an analhastum fortress was built on the site of the camp. Slavs, who came to these places later, renamed the city to the ONOBHT. After the conquest of the Ottoman Empire of Serbian lands, Niksich received the status of a large Turkish fortress. When, at the head of Montenegro, Nikola I Petrovich-Mesh, the Turks were expelled, the city received freedom, and began to attract new settlers. At this time he began to wear a modern name.

In 1883, Architect Josip Slat wrote a plan for the development of the city, which was dynamically implemented in the next thirty years: trade, production, culture and education actively developed. By 1900, the main attractions of Nikšits were erected, the main square, and several parks were broken. The Second World War pretty fell in the city, but it was reconstructed.

Over time, the population of Niksich has grown three times, and he became one of the key production centers of Montenegro.


There are quite a few attractions in Niksich, so it’s not necessary to miss here.

Cathedral of St. Vasily Ostrog

One of the largest monuments of art, admiring its snow-white beauty and the magnificent, which focuses the wide staircase from stone leading to the entrance to the temple. For the interior decoration of the building used expensive marble. After the First World War, a clock with a huge dial appeared on the bell tower of the temple.

The Cathedral of Light appeared in 1899 thanks to the king Nicholas the second, and is dedicated to everyone who fought for the independence of the country. Nowadays the temple acts, and collects a lot of parishioners on weekends. The cathedral, together with the bordering park, forms an ensemble called “Sabore”.

Local Lore Museum

Initially, it was a palace ensemble, which was owned by King Nicola I Petrovich-Mesh. And only in 1951 the former royal residence turned into a museum. One of its sections is dedicated to exhibits illustrating the life and life of the ruler. In other halls, you can see the archaeological finds collected from the local Czrena Wall (“Red Wall”). They narrate about the life of a person in the time of Paleolithic.

Tsarev Most

Erected from stone in 1894 for the money of Tsar Alexander the third, and named after him. Over the project of this masterpiece, the famous architect Josip Slala. The bridge is moved across the Zeta River, and boasts an impressive length (270 meters) and a large number of flights (18). The length of the bridge is superior to the river width. This is explained by Earlier there was a swamp, dried during the Board of Josip BROZ Tito.

Nowadays, the road is laid on the bridge connecting Nicksich with southern villages.

Red Scala

Located on the left bank of the river Trebishnitsa. It is famous for the fact that the parking lots were satisfied. It can be called an important monument of the times of Paleolithic. Archaeologists opened a thirty-one cultural layer here, and found more than five thousand artifacts.

Lake Kropachko

Created artificially, with a mound in the Niksich Valley. Now it is considered a large freshwater console, gets water from springs and mountain streams. There are many species of fish in the lake, including rare. For tourists there is a comfortable embankment and beaches, fishermen competitions are held regularly. In addition, a lake festival is held annually on the shore of the lake, where you can enjoy a variety of music.

Square Sloboda

Located in the city center and is one of Niksich’s busiest places, especially in the evenings. In different directions from the square goes six streets.

Church of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul

Built in the 9th century, it is located on the Cemetery of Niksich. According to legend, the first Serbian Patriarch was served in it – Saint Sava.

Monastery ZEVA

Located a few kilometers from Niksich, on the left bank of the river Gracaista. No one can call the date of the foundation of the monastery, one can only assume that it happened in the Middle Ages. As the legend says, the monastery was originally stood on the right bank, but was destroyed by Kohnpad from Mount Hoodac. After that, he was restored by Princes Cherneyevichi, but soon suffered again. The people disassembled the destroyed building, and in the pebble moved to the other side of the river, where the church again erected and set Celi.

In the XVII-XVIII century, the abode was the key spiritual and cultural center of this region. From time to time they were making raids of the Turk, and at the beginning of the XIX century the monks (the monastery was male) almost half a century left the monastery. In 1853, the church was predicted by fire as the Ottoman army. In the hard time of the Balkan War, the Lazares of the Russian Red Cross, who treated independence fighters opened here. Later the abode was abandoned, part of her was assigned under the travel agency. In the nineties, the monastery was revived, but now he became a female.

Fortress Ebel

The misfortune is the upper part of Nicshits, who used to be a Roman anahaste. Then there were Slavs here, and in the XVIII century, the settlement won the Turks. There they erected this fortress. There was a lot of battles here, today some ruins remained from the once of the Great Construction. They are guarded by the state as a monument of culture and art.

Lesopark Remesz

Located in southeast Niksich. In order to get into it, there are many tracks for tourists and slapper paths leading to the grief of demand. Forest park is famous for the rare fauna and flora, as well as springs, flowing into the Glosson River. For holidaymakers on the approach to the mountain there are corts and platforms for tennis and football.

Weather in Niksche

The climate is moderately continental. If you are planning to go in winter, warm coats will not need – the temperature, as a rule, does not fall below +5, frosts here never. As for the summer, during this period the weather is very warm, but not too hot – about 25 degrees. The preciputes fall out in the fall and in the spring, in the summer they are extremely small.

It is recommended to come to Niksich from the end of spring and all summer, although it can be said that the city does not lose its beauty and in the winter season.

In the next video you will find a walk through Niksich in Montenegro.

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