The village of Baošići

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Baošići is a picturesque village of Montenegro, on banks of the Mouths of Kotor.
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Village draws its name from old residence, there remains a fountain and ruins, which had belonged to the prince Balša III of the Balšić family, at the 15th century. This residence belonged later to the family of sailors of Perast, Martinović.

Baošići: into Serb Cyrillic: Баошићи.

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Baošići is located at eight kilometers in the south-east of Herceg-Novi, between Đenovići and Bijela.

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House Parcelled out Pierre
The village of Baošići preserves the house where the French writer and naval officer Pierre Loti spent a few months. A commemorative plaque recalls that Loti fell in love with a young country-woman, Pasquala Ivanović; the writer will describe this idyll in one of his news written and published in 1872 in 1883 “Pasquala Ivanovitch”.
House of the Old Captain
The House of the Old Captain is a small private museum installed in the house where the captain of navy Miroslav Strumberger lived.

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