Mamula is strategically located between Prevlaka and Luštica peninsulas on the entrance to the Boka Kotorska bay. This small islet is of circular shape, and is 200m in diameter. It is 3.4 nautical miles away from Herceg Novi.
There is a fort on the island, built by Austro-Hungarian General Lazar Mamula in the mid-19th century. During World War II, the fort was used as a prison by Italians from May 30, 1942 onwards. The prison was known for torture and cruelty to the prisoners.
The island beaches are very pleasant.
L'îlot Mamula (ou Lastavica) est situé à l'entrée des Bouches du Kotor, entre les péninsules Prevlaka et Lustica. Cet îlot est de forme circulaire et fait 200 m de diamètre. Il se trouve à 3,4 MN de Herceg Novi.
Un fort, construit par le général austro-hongrois Lazar Mamula au milieu du XIXème siècle, orne le centre de l'îlot. Au cours de la seconde guerre mondiale, le fort a été utilisé comme prison par les italiens. La torture et la cruauté envers les prisonniers étaient renommées.
The middle bay of Boka Kotorska, is connected to Topaljski Zaliv by Kumborski Strait, a deep passage. This bay is steep and rocky on its S side, but the NE and NW shores, which are backed by mountains, are low and cultivated. Uvala Kukuljina and UvalaKrtole, separated from each ...
the W entrance point of Boka Kotorska, is 62m high and precipitous. This point is the SE extremity of a narrow and rocky peninsula that extends 1.5 miles SE from the mainland. It is surmounted by a conspicuous fort and a signal station. Rt Ostra Light is shown from a red tower on ...
08 Mar 2010 19:11Comment: marceluisalonsoat the end the village KOTOR is one of the most impresive fortereses I went the ladscape is amaizing in the entrance to the fiord a big forterese big mountains soround you
Rose Village is located right on entering the Bay of Kotor, on the Peninsula Lustica. It is surrounded by forbidden zones (a zone that extends to the SW of the pier fire Rose, near the entrance of Kotor Bay and another area that participated in the Ede Spilice up Tivaski Zaljev) ...