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Kolasin

Kolasin is city on the North of Montenegro. Founded by Turks in 17th century, this small city is one of must visit places in Montenegro.

The restless Rivers Tara and Moraca stream along it and is surrounded by mountains. Sinjajevina, Bjelasica, Kljuc and Vucje embraced this little city.

Kolasin is located at 954 m of altitude and offers excellent vacation as in winter as well as summer. Because of altitude and favorable clime Kolasin is considered and air spa.

A special attraction for tourists represents the Biogradsko Lake located in National park “Biogradska gora” which is one of three preserved virgin forest of Europe. The Biogradsko Lake is at 1094 m of altitude and around it there are walking paths.

During its three centuries old history Kolasin, as they say, shared the destiny of majority of Montenegrin towns, mostly going from the hands of the occupier to the liberating hands and vice versa. This little town is a real curiosity considering the fact that it went 23 times from one hand to the other, was destroyed, and awaited its final liberation from the occupiers in ruins. Special role in creation of Kolasin, its duration and liberation fight had tribes of people from Rovci, and Moraca, especially during the XVII and XVIII century.

The area of the municipality of Kolasin mostly stretches in the middle part of the Republic of Montenegro in middle and upper flows of rivers Tara and Moraca on total surface of 900 km2. There are about 12.000 citizens in this municipality, and in Kolasin, the center of the municipality there are about 6.000 citizens.

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