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Risan Mosaic

Risan, Kotor Municipality, Montenegro
+382 32 371 233
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Beautiful mosaics from an 1,800 year old Roman Villa

While this isn't the prettiest museum you'll ever go to (a basic steel structure with roof covering... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John B
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Toronto, Canada
So-so mosaics

If you are in the area, this small museum built over the site of a former villa is worth a quick... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
kagatlin
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Statesville, North Carolina
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“roman villa” (3 reviews)
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Risan, Kotor Municipality, Montenegro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While this isn't the prettiest museum you'll ever go to (a basic steel structure with roof covering an archeological dig) it does include five beautiful mosaics from a Roman villa which stood on the spot in the 2nd century AD. The mosaics have been cleaned...More

2  Thank John B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

If you are in the area, this small museum built over the site of a former villa is worth a quick look. The price is currently 3€ per person. There are 4-5 mosaics to see, the most famous showing an image of Hypnos, but these...More

Thank kagatlin
Reviewed 27 May 2017

The place is pretty small but there is quite a bit of information written and mosaics were very beautiful. I would also recommend walking down Gabela Street since it's not too far away, there is a picture of it on "Residing in Queen Teuta's city"...More

1  Thank Bobdole545
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I stumbled upon this historic treasure in the small town of Risan, and it really is worth a stopover. You visit the excavations of a Roman villa which still has its original mosaics in place and are so well preserved. Thoroughly enjoyed my visit!

Thank Scuesa
Reviewed 15 December 2016

This place is very easy to find, it has a lot of notifications. The facilities have good maintenance, are clean and easy to walk around (under roof). Besides, it has its own parking. The place isn't so big but there are a lot of walls...More

2  Thank Ana C
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

It was raining so we decided to go here, not expecting much but found it really interesting. One of the workers explained it all to us in English then left us to look round. We were there for about an hour reading all the information....More

Thank billinlau
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Its not a trip for the day, but its beautiful with a proper sense of history. We had the guide who gave us a bit of talk, and for 2 euros entrance and a small tip you get to wander around some amazing roman history....More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 5 August 2016

If you are taking the scenic coastal route around Kotor Bay, it would be very easy to pass through Risan, dismissing it as just another small, tourist town. It is, however, the oldest town on the bay and houses the foundations of large Roman villa,...More

2  Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

This museum is roofed but kind of open air. You can see the layout of the building really clearly, and the gorgeous mosaics are in great condition. On one wall there are a series of well-illustrated info boards explaining the ancient history of both the...More

2  Thank occhiolist
Reviewed 26 July 2016

(This is the same review I put in Archaeological Site Carine, which is the same location as Risan Mosaic.) I don't often review attractions, but this place was unexpectedly interesting. It's very small, with "just" a few floor mosaics, but what is particularly great is...More

3  Thank MariaK_10
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