Overlooking the entire Herceg Novi bay, with a view stretching as far as the human eye can see, dominating the entire region of Herceg Novi is fort Kanli Kula.
Kanli Kula is a medieval fortress in Herceg Novi. Its stunning view, overlooking the Kotor bay, makes it one of the most notable sites to visit in Herceg Novi.
The name Kanli Kula is of Turkish origin, and it means a bloody tower.
Situated in the north part of the old town in Herceg Novi, it has a superb strategic position. In its time, it used to be a complex fortification system. It guarded the entrance of the Kotor bay as well as the town beneath.
Today the fortress serves as a summer stage, and viewpoint offering a magnificent view. The main entrance is on the north side of the fort.
Inside the fort, there are many preserved objects. The most interesting was a completely preserved cistern for water, in the western part of the fort.