Cetinje is located in the southern part of Montenegro, at the feet of the Lovcen Mountain, about 35 km southwest from Podgorica, the new capital of Montenegro. It is less than an hour-long-route from Budva, Podgorica or Kotor.
Cetinje was founded in the 15th century by Ivan Crnojevic the last ruler of strong mediaeval state of Zeta. Cetinje was the historical capital of Montenegro for five centuries.
There are several museum representing Centinje’s cultural and historic wealth: Monastery museum, State Museum, Njegos Museum, Ethnographic Museum, Historic Museum, Arts Museum, and the Museum of Electricity Supply System of Montenegro. Most of the museums are integrated into National Museum of Montenegro.