Bar – Under the patronage of USAID, and through ITRD, the adaptation of the Castle of King Nikola, the equipping of the House of olives in Old Bar, as well as the construction of the center for visitors, as a part of the National park of Skadar Lake, are in progress.
Projects are being conveyed in cooperation with the Municipality of Bar, ministry of culture and agriculture, as well as with the National Park Skadar Lake.
The total value of the project, as it was said from IRD is about 300.000 dollars, of which 210.000 dollars was provided, through IRD, by the American people.
In the goal of promotion of tourist offer of Bar, through preservation and promotion of its cultural heritage they have started working on the Castle of King Nikola in order to preserve the cultural integrity of this facility, and to enable museum and other cultural activities to be held in it – it was said from IRD.
In cooperation with the association of the Olive growers, they add, they are adapting and equipping the House of Olives in the Old Bar.
– Sales – exhibition space will be arranged in which tourists will be able to find out the story about the olive, and at the same time they can buy agricultural products which are characteristic for this area, as well as the souvenirs which are associated with the olive growing – it said from IRD.
The centers for visitors will be built in Murici and on Rijeka Crnojevica, and the goal is the tourist valorization of natural and culturally – historical resources the National Park Skadar Lake and near by villages.