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Skadar Lake

Must See

  • Skadar Lake
Must See Skadar Lake

Skadar Lake is the largest lake in the Balkans. Its specifics and beauty is revealed in rich flora and fauna and is an important habitat of water birds. Rare curly pelican is the symbol of the National park. Skadar Lake is rich with cultural and historic monuments spread across large part of this National park. Small abandoned fishing villages located at very water also represent exceptional cultural heritage. Ramasar convention from 1996 enlisted Skadar Lake in World list of swamps of international importance.                                                                                                                              

In the 15th century, its strategic location was capitalized by the Turks who built the Besac castle which still stands.

Duration of the Visit: 3 hr

Approximate driving distance from the Port: 25 min

Address Virpazar

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