This city bears a long history under the Ottoman rule (as the strongest point of their conquering), Austria- Hungary authorities, later on Montenegro joined in the Grate kingdom of Jugoslavia and amazingly in 2006 this city became the Capital of the independent state of Montenegro.
This turbulent history has made the city glow with historical landmarks, however in World War II most of these landmarks have been destroyed, leaving this city to develop in a European style.
What to visit in Podgorica
The city is in the centre of Montenegro, crossed with rivers. The magnificent Skadar Lake is just 9 km away from the city. It is also very close to the beautiful and well preserved Ostrog monastery.
Podgorica has a reputation as a party city, and it's no problem for visitors to make friends in one of the city's many cafés, bars and clubs.
What to do in Podgorica
If you have some free time in Podgorica, we recommend you enjoy the diversity of Montenegro's capital cafes and restaurants, the nightlife, or take a walk at some of the favorite picnic locations of Podgorica citizens - Mareza, Skadar Lake, or Gorica hill.
Podgorica has also few small shopping malls and one with vast number of choices Delta city in which you might find the shopping area interesting, as there is vast number of boutiques, just beware the counterfeits!