What is titograd called now?
In the postwar communist period the city was known as Titograd in honour of Yugoslav leader Josip Broz Tito. After the collapse of communism, the city revived its old name, Podgorica, in 1992.
What is Podgorica known for?
Podgorica is home to many Montenegrin cultural institutions and events. It hosts the Montenegrin National Theatre and a number of museums and galleries. The Montenegrin National Theatre is the most significant theatre not only in Podgorica but in all of Montenegro.
Is Podgorica safe?
Podgorica is relatively safe for a European city. Crimes affecting the U.S. and international communities consist of theft and opportunistic burglary. There is a significant increase in thefts and street crimes during the summer due to the large number of tourists visiting the coastal region between May and September.
Is Podgorica worth visiting?
Although Podgorica is certainly not Montenegro’s most exciting city, it is for sure the best place in the country for shopping and probably for everyday life as well due to the abundance of bars and pubs catering to government workers, businessmen and students from the local university.
Is Podgorica boring?
But then you do feel a little sorry for locals. Podgorica isn’t the worst place to live on Earth, per se. It’s just painfully boring, and there didn’t even seem to be much for the locals to do. By virtue of being a capital city, Podgorica has the platform to become a destination that people want to visit.
Is Montenegro boring?
Through the despair felt during a visit to Podgorica, it’s hard to remember that the main focus of Montenegro’s tourism industry lies on the coast. Podgorica isn’t the worst place to live on Earth, per se. It’s just painfully boring, and there didn’t even seem to be much for the locals to do.
Is Montenegro cheap or expensive?
Of the Balkan countries, Montenegro sits at about mid-range cost-of-living-wise, being neither the cheapest nor the most expensive country we visited. Especially compared to Western Europe, North America, Australia or New Zealand, Montenegro is quite affordable to travel/live in.