The Mediterranean Old Town Kotor, preserved and protected with city walls.
Included: Guide & Museum Entry Fees
In a most secluded part of Kotor Bay, lies the Mediterranean old town Kotor, surrounded by an impressive city wall, very well preserved and protected.
Old Town Kotor
The history of Kotor can be traced to the most ancient times. In the surrounding caves, there have been founded various tools and ceramic, witnessing humane existence from the Neolithic period. The Old City of Kotor was built between the 12th and 14th century.
UNESCO Historical Heritage Site
Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor UNESCO listed “World Natural and Historical Heritage Site”. A large number of the monuments (including four Romanesque churches and the town walls) were seriously damaged by the 1979 earthquake but the town has been restored.
Old Town Kotor Carnivals & Fiestas
Today Kotor is a city of traders and famous sailors, in which carnivals and fiestas are organized each year to give additional charm to this beautiful city.The tour last up to two hours. It includes visit of Maritime museum of Montenegro, Orthodox church of St. Nicolas and St Tryphon’s Cathedral.
Kotor’s city symbol Saint Tryphon
The Cathedral of Saint Tryphon was built in honor of Saint Tryphon (local name Sveti Tripun), the patron and protector of the city. Today, it is the best known tourist attraction in Kotor and a symbol of the city.