Kanli kula name is from Turkish origin and it means a bloody tower. It is situated in the north part of the old town in Herceg Novi. With its size and position the tower dominates over the Herceg Novi (the height is 85 meters above the sea level). Kanli kula in fact used to be a complex fortification system in the town. In the written documents Kanli kula is mentioned for the first time in XVII century A.D.
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Rose is a fishermen’s village situated right next to the sea, cuddled by mountains and Mediterranean forests, on the edge of the Lustica Peninsula, facing Igalo. The houses of Rose are lined up on the front of the quay well protected from the winds. This is one of the most beautiful spots of the Riviera.
Right in the middle of the Boka Kotorska (Bay of Kotor), and halfway between the towns of Kotor and Herceg Novi, is the village of Morinj, a small picturesque seaside hamlet known for its lush green mountainous slopes, crystal clear springs and creeks, old watermills and rich cultural history. Just 5km from the region’s ancient capital, Risan, Morinj possesses one of the greenest and most diverse ecologies in this part of the Dinaric Alps.
Herceg Novi Riviera is 25km long, and includes peninsulas, small islands, beaches of different profiles and attractive resorts, with deep mountainous background and picturesque villages and settlements situated among the olive groves and other exotic Mediterranean vegetation.
Boka Kotorska – Bay of Kotor Photo gallery
The entire length of the Boka Kotorska Bay (literally “inlet” and also known as the Bay of Kotor) is 15 nautical miles or 28 km. In the 4th century Bc the Greeks founded the town of Risan here (and Budva further down the coast). The Romans, after defeating the Illyrian tribes, settled in 2nd century Ad, renaming the coast Dalmatia.