Ostrog monastery is situated in the rock at 900 meters above sea level between Niksic and Podgorica, in Montenegro. Only during the summer months: in July, August and September, between 250.000 and 300.000 worshipers and visitors visit this monastery, making it one of the largest Orthodox shrine, not only in the Balkans, but also the whole of Europe. The monastery was declared a UNESCO valuable cultural goods in which there are frescoes from the 17th century. In monastery there is grenade from World War II from the time of the German bombing, which fortunately did not explode although earlier broke through the fence and wall of the church of the Holy Cross.
Departure from KotorÂ is at 8 am. Your driver and tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in morning and your smooth ride to Monastery Ostrog can start. During your ride you will enjoy beautiful sights of costal towns of Montenegro and beautiful mountains. After one hour drive you will get to the famous Ostrog monastery. You will have free time to explore the inside of monastery and see the unique grapevine rising from the stone, Holy Cross church, The relics of St. Basil. Just after exploring the monastery you will have opportunity to enjoy astonishing view from 900m cliff which is in front of the monastery. After exploring the monastery your driver will drive you to a local restaurant where you can taste local specialities. After lunch time your driver and tour guide will escort you back to your hotel.