Guvernadurica

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Guvernadurica (Gubernadurica) is the dungeon in the monastery of Cetinje (Montenegro), which is named after the first political prisoner, the last gubernadur of Montenegro, Vukolaj Radonjic.

The prison Guvernadurica, the oldest prison in Cetinje, did not have doors, the cave had a permanent temperature of 0° Celsius throughout the year. On the south side of the church, there is a two-floor administrative building, with a dungeon in the ground floor, named Guvernadurica, after its most famous prisoner, Governor Vukolaj Radonjić, who along with his brother Marko Radonjic was originally sentenced to the death penalty but later changed to imprisonment. The Guvernadurica was used as a prison for political charges until the end of World War II.[clarification needed]

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