Mausoleum of Petar II Petrović-Njegoš (Prince-Bishop of Montenegro), 1813-1851, is located atop an mountain in Lovćen National Park. Petar II was a poet and philosopher whose works are widely considered some of the most important in Montenegrin and Serbian literature.

Njegoš requested to be buried at a tiny chapel he had built before his death in 1851. Unfortunately the it was badly damaged during a war and his body was moved to its current mountaintop home. More than a hundred years later in 1974, Montenegrin authorities replaced Njegoš’ burial chapel with an impressive mausoleum.

The dramatic building is reached after taking a long road that winds up the mountain, followed by a hike up 461 steps on foot. Inside the mausoleum is a large granite statue of Njegoš, a darkened room that contains his tomb, and a 360-degree stone viewing circle.



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Marina Shumkova (10 months ago)
The Mausoleum of Njegos is a must-see when you are in Montenegro. It is built on the second highest peak - Jezerski. It is possible to reach the top by car, but you still need to climb the last 461 steps yourself. The tomb is intriguing, built inside the mountain out of marble.
L. Steven Goldblatt Trial Lawyer (14 months ago)
Awesome view great country hiking and swimming beaches
Darko Ćorić (16 months ago)
Jon As (16 months ago)
More than 20 km from Cetinje and when we get there just for come in the national park we had to pay 4€. When we get the Mausolem you have to pay 5€ to go in. Ok! The problem is that we wanted to pay by card(because we had no cash at the moment) and they don’t have terminal . So a lot of kilometres for nothing. And many people don’t pay??‍♂️. They should announce all this before arriving at the place
Marcin Niewiadomski (17 months ago)
Great place. It is must-see in Montenegro. You can drive almost on the top of the mountain. The cost is 2 euros per person for the final section of the road (entering National park). Entering to the mausoleum (final stairs) is about 5 euros per adult, if I remember correctly but it’s worth every penny.
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