Known as the home of beer and steel, Niksic is Montenegro’s second-largest city. Once the largest city of former Yugoslavia, Niksic was an important industrial, educational, and cultural center. Local industries range from steel to beer manufacturing. The University of Montenegro can also be found in Niksic. It has produced many famous Montenegrins.
Local attractions in Niksic include the old town walls, an ancient Roman stone bridge, and King Nikola’s palace. The Zupa and Ostrog Monasteries are also popular destinations amongst tourists. Nature and sport lovers will also enjoy the many beautiful parks and public spaces of Niksic, including Vucije Winter Sports Center and Lake Krupak beach.