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Crno Lake

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Address: | Mount Durmitor, 3 km from town centre, Zabljak, Durmitor National Park, Zabljak Municipality, Montenegro
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Only 3km away from the centre of Zabljak, Malo (Small) and Veliko (Big)...

Only 3km away from the centre of Zabljak, Malo (Small) and Veliko (Big) Lakes merge into Crno (Black) Lake. This lake is specific for its dark blue shade of water, which often seems black, and the effect is created by the Lake's depth and the dense Durmitor pine forest surrounding it.

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Beautiful Lake and Hiking

The lake is beautiful and a must see when visiting the area. The hike around the lake is relatively easy and not too long. We also did some longer hikes. The park is really... read more

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San Francisco
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The lake is beautiful and a must see when visiting the area. The hike around the lake is relatively easy and not too long. We also did some longer hikes. The park is really beautiful and worth visiting.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only a quick walk from the centre of Zabljak...took 30 mins, signposted on the way so you can't get lost. There is a car park at the National Park site that cuts walking time to 5 mins (btw, timings based on me being 26 years old and physically able!), with it coating €3 per person for day entry to the... More 

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Levice, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very nice is walkway to smaller lake. You may rent a small boat. Road to the lake is full of shops with forest fruits or honey.

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

There are few places on earth where you feel so close to such dramatic mountain and lake scenery. I visited the Black Lake (Crno Jezero) in the Spring when the ice and snow were starting to melt and I was blown away by its beauty as well as the majestic snow-capped surrounding mountains. I didn't want to leave. There is... More 

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Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

A must visit in Montenegro, this amazing emerald-green lake is situated in the Durmitor NP. A short walk from the parking and you can feast your eyes on the this lake surrounded by the snow-covered peaks. You can walk around the lake or just sit there and enjoy the air, the view and recharge your soul.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Beautiful, peacefull nature around this, emerald-green lake is just breathtaking! Amazing symphony of colors and freshness in the air. You would wish to sit by this lake for hours. You can rent a boat or walk around it, or just simply choose a bench and enjoy yourself.

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Budva, Montenegro
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

A peaceful place where you will enjoy in beautiful nature and wildness. A breathtaking view on Međed peak and lake will make you feel like you are in Canada. Black Lake is the premium tourist attraction of the Durmitor area. It is the largest and the best known of 18 glacial lakes on the mountain. The lake is easily accessible,... More 

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Kragujevac, Serbia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

If you are somewhere near Zabljak, you should definitely visit Durmitor National Park and Crno Lake. It's just breathtaking nature. If you are in a hurry you don't have to worry, cuz it's a really short walk from parking lot. Definitely bring a camera with you, if you like to make some stunning photos.

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

nice walk around and towards the Lake, although it was completely covered by snow it still shows you its beauty...bit tricky to walk in snow conditions but with right equipment it is just perfect

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Voorburg, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

One of the many glacial lakes in Durmitor NP, black lake is surrounded by some high peaks. It's a short walk from the parking area. You find a restaurant at the shore and you can hire boats. There is an easy walk (with a few climbs) around the lake. The total length is 3,5 km but there is a shortcut.... More 

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