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If you are looking for a holiday on sandy beaches and with diverse nightlife, one the best examples of Mediterranean culture and architecture would be Budva,Montenegro. Budva is located in the central part of Montenegrin coast on the Adriatic Sea, which is called “Budvanska Rivijera.”
Budva has 35 Sandy beaches; Mogren is the most famous beach in the town. Other beaches within official city boundaries include Ričardova glava (Richard’s Head), Pizana, Slovenska plaža (Slavic Beach). Many other beaches are located just outside of Budva in smaller adjacent towns and villages such as Bečići, Jaz, Trsteno, Maestral, Miločer, Sveti Stefan, Pržno, Kamenovo, Ploče, Crvena Glavica, Drobni Pijesak, Kraljičina plaža, and Kraljeva plaža.
During the summer season, the day and nightlife offers opportunities to enjoy musical plays and performances, events, and entertainment programs. Many nightclubs use go-go dancers to attract those looking to go to the club. Families might be offended by the open display of almost naked girls in the street. There is one main street, the main walkway, where all the action happens.
Buddva also more attractions than just beaches and clubs; it would be worth it to visit Stari Grad (Old Town) in the city to see Budva Citadel and ancient churches.
The old town of Budva lies on a little island that was linked to the land by a sandbank. In time, it turned into a peninsula. It is surrounded by ramparts originating from the 15th century including a medieval fortification system with city gates, defense walls, and towers. The Old Town consists of narrow streets, alleyways, and small squares with precious monuments of different Mediterranean cultures that have marked the development of this town. Tourists can enter in Old Town from one of five entrance gates.
Walking is the superlative way to sightsee in Budva. The most interesting places in Old Town are hidden in its narrow streets, alleys, squares, and city walls. Walking is the best way to reach the beaches, too. Besides, public transportation does not exist in the town. Among the most well-known cultural and historical monuments are the Church of St. John, which was built in the seventh century, and the Church of Santa Maria in Punta from 840.
Visitors also go to the Holy Trinity Church, built in 1804. North from Budva is the Stanjevići monastery, built in 1798. The most important and most frequently mentioned monastery is situated above the town-hotel St.Stefan; it’s composed of three churches in which there are some frescoes from the seventeenth century.
The monastery Rezevici between St.Stefan and Petrovac, whose architecture dates back to the 13th century, are very luxurious. Sveti Stefan is an attractive blend of ancient and deluxe environment, and represents the most luxurious resort in Montenegro. Other big attraction of the Riviera is the Sveti Nikola Island (island of Saint Nicola). You can get to it by water taxi.
This place is known as a natural deer reserve, and it is also a reserve for several other animal species. Tivat airport is the closest international airport to Budva. However, tourists can use Podgorica International Airport, the airport in the capital of Montenegro, then reach Budva by land transportations.