Town-fortress Medun is situated in 13 km from Podgorica. At the beginning of III - end of IV centuries BC town Medun (or Meteon) was one of the main settlements of Illyrian tribe, who ruled the entire area of Skadar Lake basin. This fortress was of great strategic importance, from a high cliff, on which the fortifications were built, the territory in the direction of Podgorica and Tsemovskoe field was clearly-visible.
In structure of modern historical-cultural complex Medun, in addition to the remains of the Illyrian fortress, includes the Church of St. Nicholas of the XVIII century and native house of governor Marco Milyanov, which now is arranged as a memorial museum. Marco Milyanov is a famous Montenegrin soldier and writer, one of the most well-known national heroes. He was born in the village of Medun in 1833.
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