Intangible cultural treasures

Don't be surprised if you find something completely culturally authentic around every corner! Montenegro is a genuine treasure trove of cultural heritage, and you can study its rich culture on-site, through a variety of customs, traditions, song and dance, legends of the past, delectable traditional food, and expert craftsmanship brought to you by talented locals!


Intangible cultural treasures


Number of legally protected intangible cultural assets: 19

Necessary conditions fulfilled by intangible cultural property:

  • authenticity and integrity
  • good degree of preservation
  • uniqueness and rarity within its species
  • historical, artistic, scientific, archeological, architectural, anthropological, technical or other social significance.
Do you know?

Carpet weaving - is it a craft or an art?

Do you know that the Bihor rug, crafted in Montenegro, is studied at art academies all over the world because of its unique art structure?

Discover unique Montenegro

So small you could drive across it in an afternoon. Don’t just skim through it but try to truly absorb it’s essence.

Explore destination year-round

Although small country it is incredibly diverse. See how much it can offer you:

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Did you know? In 1991, the Montenegrin authorities adopted a declaration by which the country became the first ecological state in the world.

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