St Tryphone’s Basilica-Cathedral, Kotor

Pjaca Sv. Tripuna, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

The St Tryphone’s Basilica-Cathedral was consecrated on June 19, 1166 at a site of the previous ch ...

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Pjaca Sv. Tripuna, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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9:00—14:00 winter
9:00—20:00 summer
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The St Tryphone’s Basilica-Cathedral was consecrated on June 19, 1166 at a site of the previous church from the 9th century. The Basilica was constructed in Romanesque style with the elements of Byzantine architecture. It changed it appearance mostly because of the catastrophic earthquakes (1537, 1563, 1667 & 1969). Latter reconstructions added some elements of Baroque architecture to the Basilica. The most important pieces of its interior decoration are: ciborium (14th century), Pala d’oro (golden altarpiece, 15th century), remains of the fresco decoration (1331) and many more. The Basilica has rich Reliquary and it house the Museum of Sacral Art of the Kotor Bishopric.

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St Lucas’s Church, Kotor

Pjaca Sv. Luke, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

St Lucas’s church is second oldest church in Kotor. Church was built by Mauro Cazafrangi in 1195. ...

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Pjaca Sv. Luke, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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9:00—13:00 winter
9:00—13:00 & 17:00—20:00 summer
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St Lucas’s church is second oldest church in Kotor. Church was built by Mauro Cazafrangi in 1195. Like St Tryphone’s Basilica-Cathedral it is mixture of the Romanesque and Byzantine architecture. A fragment of fresco decoration from the 12th century is preserved in the interior of the church. Church was originally Roman Catholic, but since 1657 Orthodox Christians where allowed to use church for Orthodox rite. Until the beginning of 19th century church contained both Catholic and Orthodox altar. Now it is only Orthodox church. Iconostasis of the St Lucas church and adjoin chapel of St Spiridon are works of Italo-Cretan and Rafailovići icon painting schools.

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Church of St Mary Collegiate

Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Saint Mary’s Collegiate Church was built at the beginning of the third decade of the 13th century ...

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Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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During the winter on request
9:00—17:00 summer
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Saint Mary’s Collegiate Church was built at the beginning of the third decade of the 13th century as a single-nave church with a dome. Like other medieval churches in Kotor it is mixture of the Romanesque and Byzantine architecture. In the floor of the belfry the oldest baptismal font in Kotor from 6th century was found. Remains of Byzantine style fresco decoration from the 14th century are visible in the apse and in the nave of the church. Relics of the Blessed Osanna are kept into the church. Along with St Tryphone she is venerated as the protector of Kotor. Therefore the church is also called “St Osana’s Church”.

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St Michael’s Church

Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Old church of St Michael was constructed probably in the 9th century. The remains of the walls and f ...

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Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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During the winter on request
9:00—14:00 summer
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Old church of St Michael was constructed probably in the 9th century. The remains of the walls and fresco decoration of the old church are visible now after the 1979 restauration of the church. On the site of the older church present one was constructed in the second half of the 14th century. It was fresco decorated by the Kotor Gothic painter Lovro Marinov Dobričević in 15th century. St Michael’s Church is not in religious use from the period of French occupation during the first half of 19th century. Today it is Lapidarium of the town Kotor, where on exhibition are archaeological findings from Bronze Age to time of Baroque.

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St Nicholas’s Church

Pjaca Sv. Luke, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

The St Nicholas’s church was built on the site where Dominican Monastery of St Nicholas’s stood ...

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Pjaca Sv. Luke, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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9:00—13:00 & 17:00—20:00
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The St Nicholas’s church was built on the site where Dominican Monastery of St Nicholas’s stood until it was destructed by fire in 1896. The new Orthodox church of St Nicholas was constructed from 1902 to 1909. The architect Ćiril Iveković designed new church it in the Pseudo-Byzantine style with the massive cupola over the intersection of the main nave and transept. The iconostasis of the curch is work of Czech painter Francisek Cigler. His work is also the mosaic of St Nicholas at the tympanum of the main portal of the church. Treasury of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Kotor is located immediately next to the church. It exhibits icons, documents, handwritten and printed book and liturgical stuff.

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Town Ramparts

Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Kotor town ramparts completely surround the old town centre. They are approximately 4.5 km long. The ...

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Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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9:00—19:00 summer
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Kotor town ramparts completely surround the old town centre. They are approximately 4.5 km long. They rise from the sea and clime to the fortress of San Giovanni (St John), 250 m above the sea level. The thickness of the walls range from 2m to 16m. It is certain that the oldest surviving part of the ramparts are from Byzantine times. Most of the town ramparts dates back mostly to the 17th and 18th century, from the time of Venetian government of Kotor. Town ramparts played decisive role in the defence of the town, since many wanted to conquer it. One of the most dramatic siege was in 1539, when Turkish admiral Hayreddin Barbarossa with 70 ships and 30000 soldiers unsuccessfully tried to conquer Kotor.

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Maritime Museum of Montenegro

Pjaca od muzeja, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Maritime Museum of Montenegro is placed in the Gregorina Palace, a typical 18th century Venetian typ ...

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Pjaca od muzeja, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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9:00—16:00 winter
9:00—20:00 summer
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Maritime Museum of Montenegro is placed in the Gregorina Palace, a typical 18th century Venetian type Baroque palace. Since bishop Marco Antonio Gregorina gave the place to the town of Kotor it hosted several town institutions, until the end of World War II when it became the seat of Maritime Museum of Montenegro. Museum has several collections exhibited in entrance all and 1st and 2nd floor of the building. Among them are the collection of the trophy weapons, collection of naval objects, collection of old marine pictures and special room dedicated to the Bokelian Navy. Maritime Museum of Montenegro also organise thematic historic exhibitions and contemporary art exhibitions.

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Pima Palace—Gallery of Solidarity

Trg od Brašna, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Pima Palace was built after the 1667 earthquake. The architecture of the palace is Baroque with some ...

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Trg od Brašna, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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9:00—14:00
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Pima Palace was built after the 1667 earthquake. The architecture of the palace is Baroque with some Renaissance elements. Once it belonged to the noble family of Pima, which gave many prominent persons. Among them was Bernard Pima (†1517) famous poet from the period of Humanism. One part of the Palace house Gallery of Solidarity formed after the 1979 earthquake. Main collection of the gallery artworks consists of visual artist (from ex-Yugoslavia) donations to Kotor. In the Gallery of Solidarity also contemporary artist exhibitions and other cultural events are organized.

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Kotor Historical Archives

Pjaca Sv. Tripuna, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Kotor Historical Archives (KHA) in its archival collections stores precious documents which testifie ...

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Pjaca Sv. Tripuna, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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9:00—14:00
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Kotor Historical Archives (KHA) in its archival collections stores precious documents which testifies history of the Kotor. Since Kotor was prominent port during the history the numerous data on Montenegro, Dalmatia, Serbia, Bosnia, Italy and other areas can be found in the collections of Kotor Historical Archives. The oldest document stored in KHA is from 1309. The most precious collection group of the HAK are legal-notary volumes (1326—1942). Printed book of the Statute of Kotor from 1616 is also one of the most important documents of KHA. Most of the archival documents of KHA where written in Medieval Latin and Italian.

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St Anne’s Church

Kotor 85330, Montenegro

St Anne’s Church was probably constructed at the end of the 12th or at the beginning of the 13th c ...

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Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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On appointment
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St Anne’s Church was probably constructed at the end of the 12th or at the beginning of the 13th century in Romanesque style. The original church was one nave church with the dome. Latter, aisle along the northern side of the church was added. Fragments of the external fresco decoration are still visible on the western façade of the church. In the interior, the remains of the frescos of Kotor Gothic painter Lovro Marinov Dobričević from the 15th century have been preserved. Among them the most prominent is the fresco of St Martin.

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Palaces

Pima Palace, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Kotor, as many city republics, was ran by the noble families through Middle Ages and afterward. Many ...

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Kotor, as many city republics, was ran by the noble families through Middle Ages and afterward. Many of them constructed palaces, as the symbol of their power and influence. In Kotor some of them are preserved. The oldest ones are Bućа, Drago and Beskuća palaces, with the still preserved elements of the Gothic architecture. Others like: Pima, Bizanti, Gregorina, Grubonja, Vrakjen and others are mostly Baroque buildings constructed after the earthquake of 1667. There are no more descendants of the nobility in Kotor, so these palaces are now public building housing cultural or administrative institutions of Kotor.

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Karampana

Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Karampana was the only public well-faucet in Kotor. Its present day appearance dates back to the end ...

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Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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Karampana was the only public well-faucet in Kotor. Its present day appearance dates back to the end of the 17th or the beginning of the 18th century. Until 1917 Karamnana had been the place where mostly women of Kotor would come for water. That was not the only reason to come to Karampana. All the latest news and gossips from the town where told around Karampana, giving the second reason way to come to it. Because of that, Koror’s satirical magazine, which is published once a year before Carnival of Kotor, bare the name of Karampana.

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The Town Clock Tower

Kotor 85330, Montenegro

The Town Clock Tower is one of the most prominent symbols of Kotor. It occupies the central site on ...

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Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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The Town Clock Tower is one of the most prominent symbols of Kotor. It occupies the central site on the Square of Arms. First sight after entering the city through Town Gate is the site of the Town Clock Tower. By the order of Venetian extraordinary provost Antonio Grimaldi construction of the Town Clock Tower began in 1602. Because of the earthquakes it is slightly lean towards the south. Immediately in front of it, there is a medieval pillory, where convicts where brought for public reading of the sentence. The original pyramid of the pillory was destroyed in 1945, present pyramid is reconstruction.

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Town’s Squares

Square of Arms, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

Kotor urban structure is medieval one with irregular streets pattern and a lot of the town’s squar ...

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Square of Arms, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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Kotor urban structure is medieval one with irregular streets pattern and a lot of the town’s squares. Most prominent of them are: Square of Arms, St Typhon’s Square, St Luca’s Square, Square of Flour, Museum Square, and Square of Salad. The names of the squares are inspired by the church name (St Typhon and St Luca) or by the function of the buildings on the square (arms and flour). Square of Arms got its name by Venetian arsenal of arms that once was in a building on this square. Square of Flour got its name after flour magazines which used to be there. Similarly, Square of Salad got its name because of the small market that use to be on that square.

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Town’s Gates

Town Gate, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

There are 3 historic town’s gates of Kotor: Town Gate (Sea Gate, Porta Marina), River Gate and Gur ...

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Town Gate, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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There are 3 historic town’s gates of Kotor: Town Gate (Sea Gate, Porta Marina), River Gate and Gurdić Gate. The oldest one are southern gates called Gurdić Gate from the 12th century and later additions from the 16th and 18th century. On the north of the town there is the River Gate built in 1540 in memory of repellence of the Turkish admiral Hayreddin Barbarossa attempt to conquer the town in 1539. Town Gate or Sea Gate was made in 1555 during the Venetian provost Bernardo Renier. Original look of the Town Gate was altered in 1945 when the Lion of St Mark was replaced with the Yugoslav coat of arms, still visible today.

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Museum of Perast

Perast 85336, Montenegro

Museum of Perast is situated in the Bujović Palace designed by the Venetian architect Giovanni Batt ...

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Perast 85336, Montenegro

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9:00—13:00 winter
9:00—20:00 summer
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Museum of Perast is situated in the Bujović Palace designed by the Venetian architect Giovanni Battista Fontana. The palace was constructed in 1694 for Vicko Bujović by Venetian Republic to commemorate his heroism during the battle for liberation of town Herceg Novi from Turks in 1687. Bujović Palace is considered to be one of the most beautiful examples of the 17th century architecture on the Eastern Adriatic coast. Collections of the Museum of Perast testify historical, maritime, economic and cultural development of Perast during the Venetian government (1420—1797) and through the 19th century.

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St Nicholas’s Church

Pjaca Sv. Nikole, Perast 85336, Montenegro

St Nicholas’s is the parish church of Perast constructed in 1616 on the site of previous church fr ...

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Pjaca Sv. Nikole, Perast 85336, Montenegro

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9:00—18:00 (summer)
On appointment (winter)
Free admission for church, visit to the Treasury of the church is not free

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St Nicholas’s is the parish church of Perast constructed in 1616 on the site of previous church from 1564. Behind the present church new one was begun in 1740. The project for the new church was done by Venetian architect Giuseppe Beati. Works lasted until the end of Venetian Republic (1797), but church remained uncompleted to the present day. Today, two parts of the St Nicholas are united, old one serves as a sacral space and the new one house treasury of the church. Treasury of the St Nicolas contains works in silver and gold, paintings and sculptures, liturgical vestments, etc. Beside church, in 1691, belfry (55 meters tall), was constructed, by the architect Ivan Scarpa from the island Hvar.

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Our Lady of the Rock Church

Perast 85336, Montenegro

The island of the Our Lady of the Rock is artificial, constructed around the sea rock where the Mort ...

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Perast 85336, Montenegro

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9:00—19:00 (summer)
On appointment (winter)
Free admission for church, visit to the Museum of the Our Lady of the Rock is not free

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The island of the Our Lady of the Rock is artificial, constructed around the sea rock where the Mortešić brothers found miraculous icon of Virgin and Child in 1452. First church was constructed in the 15th century. Most of the present church was constructed after 1667. On the main altar there is a miraculous icon of the Our Lady of the Rock, found by the Mortešić brothers, work of Marin Lovro Dobričević (1420—1478) a Gothic painter from Kotor. Almost all interior of the church is decorated by the paintings of Tripo Kokolja (1661—1713), a Baroque painter from Perast. Interior of the church is also decorated by the ex votos in silver by seamen of Perast and Bay of Kotor. Beside the church there is also a museum on the island of Our Lady of the Rock.

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Abby of St George

Perast 85336, Montenegro

The Abby of St George was founded by the Benedictine order in the 9th century on the small island ne ...

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Perast 85336, Montenegro

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On appointment

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The Abby of St George was founded by the Benedictine order in the 9th century on the small island nearby town of Perast. Only few remains of the original abbacy survived, since the island was attacked by invaders and earthquakes. Interior of the church served as the graveyard of the inhabitants of Perast. Stone pavement still bares grave marks with the lettering and the depictions of coats of arms and ships. These are the most interesting artefacts in, otherwise modest, interior of the church of the St George Abby.

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Palaces, Perast

Zmajević Palace, Perast 85336, Montenegro

Palaces of Perast where constricted by its noble and wealthy families as the symbol of their power a ...

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Zmajević Palace, Perast 85336, Montenegro

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Palaces of Perast where constricted by its noble and wealthy families as the symbol of their power and riches. Today there are 19 palaces of Perast still preserved. Most of them where built during the 17th and 18th century when Perast was at the peak of his political, economic and maritime power. Among them the most prominent are: Zmajević Palace, Bujović Palace, Visković Palace, Smeccia Palace, Mazarović Palace, Bronza Palace and Balović Palace. Although Baroque in style these palaces kept the measure of modesty which unite them with the other stone buildings of Perast.

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Churches, Perast

St Antony Monastery, Perast 85336, Montenegro

Beside parish church of St Nicholas’s there are also following churches in Perast: Our Lady of Ros ...

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St Antony Monastery, Perast 85336, Montenegro

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Beside parish church of St Nicholas’s there are also following churches in Perast: Our Lady of Rosary, St John the Baptist Church, St Mark Church, St Anne Church, Church of Our Lady of Carmel, Church of the Nativity of Our Lady and St Antony Monastery. All of them are Roman Catholic, except the Church of the Nativity of Our Lady, which is Orthodox. Most of these churches where constructed in the 17th and 18th century in Baroque style. Biggest of them is the church of Franciscan monastery of St Antony. Very important is also the Church of Our Lady of Rosary in which is the grave of the archbishop Andrija Zmajević (1628—1694), one of the most important ecclesiastics of the Perast and Bay of Kotor.

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Roman Mosaics, Risan

Risan 85337, Montenegro

In the remains of the Roman villa urbana from the 2nd century in Risan 7 mosaics where found. Among ...

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Risan 85337, Montenegro

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9:00—15:00 winter
9:00—19:00 summer
Admission fee for entrance 2 €

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In the remains of the Roman villa urbana from the 2nd century in Risan 7 mosaics where found. Among these mosaics the most unique one is the mosaic with the representation of the Greek god of sleep Hypnos. He is depicted with the wings, reclining on a bed. The mosaic is multicolour (red, yellow, green, blue, black, white, brown) with stylised floral motifs wreathed in a certain geometric rhythm symbolising bow and arrow. This is unique depictions of Hypnos from antiquity. Other preserved mosaics contain geometrical and floral motifs. All mosaics where part of the interior decoration of the villa urbana. The mosaic of Hypnos decorated the bedroom of the villa’s owner.

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Banja Monastery, Risan

Perast 85336, Montenegro

According to the tradition Banja Monastery was built in the 13th century. First archival mentioning ...

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Perast 85336, Montenegro

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On appointment

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According to the tradition Banja Monastery was built in the 13th century. First archival mentioning of the Banja Monastery is from the 1602. It was burned in 1654 by the Turks, after their defeat in battle for Perast. The present day catholicon church of the Banja Monastery is dedicated to the St. George and it was built by the archimandrite Athanasios of Hilandar in 1720. Treasury of the Banja Monastery contains rich collections of icons, liturgical vestments and objects, books and archival material. One of the most precious artefacts of the treasury is epitrachelion (stole) with the silver broidery which represent Romanian nobleman Stoja and his wife Sima from 1606.

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SS Peter and Paul Church

Risan 85337, Montenegro

SS Peter and Paul Church was constructed in 1601. Church has a dome, semi-circular apse and belfry i ...

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Risan 85337, Montenegro

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On appointment

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SS Peter and Paul Church was constructed in 1601. Church has a dome, semi-circular apse and belfry in in front the main portal of the church. All the architectural elements are decorated with the sculptural elements in stone. SS Peter and Paul Church has beautiful iconostasis and the rich collection of icons and liturgical objects. Icons are mostly work of local icon painting school of founded by Dimitrije Rafailović Daskal, also known as Bokelian icon painting school. This icon painting school decorated many churches in and around the Bay of Kotor from the 17th to 19th century. In the immediate vicinity of the St Peter and St Paul Church there is the Chapel of Archangel Michael.

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Gabela, Risan

Risan 85337, Montenegro

Medieval street Gabela is a historical and ambient unit of town Risan through which transport of goo ...

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Risan 85337, Montenegro

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Medieval street Gabela is a historical and ambient unit of town Risan through which transport of goods between port and inland hinterland was and still is carried out. Authentic street pavement, made of coarse river pebbles, divided diagonally in numerous fields. Stylistic and chronological analysis of building houses along Gabela show that the oldest objects are from Baroque period, i.e. from the 17th and the 18th century. The significance of this street, both historical and aesthetical, is in it preservation of the original medieval street covering of the highest value.

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Lipci Rock is located in the middle of a naturally formed amphitheatre above the settlement of Lipci ...

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Morinj 85338, Montenegro

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Lipci Rock is located in the middle of a naturally formed amphitheatre above the settlement of Lipci, on the northern coast of town Risan. Prehistoric drawings at Lipci Rock depicts: a deer hunting scenes, a symbolic sign of the rising Sun, as well as some other symbols. These painted scenes, according to scientific findings, do not only represent reality, i.e. the illustration of hunting as an occupation, but also the symbolic and magical imagery related to it. The art at Lipci, created in the 8th century BC, is the second oldest on the Adriatic coast.

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St George’s Church

Oravac, Kotor 85336, Montenegro

The first mentioning of St George’s Church is from the 15th century. It is situated on the top of ...

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Oravac, Kotor 85336, Montenegro

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On appointment

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The first mentioning of St George’s Church is from the 15th century. It is situated on the top of the imposing rock with the splendid view on Orahovac and the Bay of Kotor. Together with the nearby graveyard makes unique complex important history and culture of this part of the Bay of Kotor. In the interior of the church there is still visible, although damaged, fresco decoration from the 17th century. Iconostasis of the church is work of painter Špiro Đuranović (1864—1910).

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New Parish Church, Prčanj

Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

New Parish Church in Prčanj is dedicated to the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The constructi ...

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Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

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On appointment

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New Parish Church in Prčanj is dedicated to the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The construction of the church begun in 1780 and it lasted until 1908 according to the project of the Venetian architect Bernardo Macaruzzi. Monumental architecture of the church with the three naves, dome over the crossing of the nave and transept and semi-circular apse house rich collection of the paintings, icons, liturgical objects and votive gifts. Since it was completed at the beginning of the 20th century, it contains also rich and representative collection of modern art frescoes, paintings and sculpture from the artist of the ex-Yugoslavia.

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Franciscan Monastery of St. Nicholas in Prčanj was built between 1728 and 1735. The monastery was n ...

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Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

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Franciscan Monastery of St. Nicholas in Prčanj was built between 1728 and 1735. The monastery was not only one of the centres of religious life in Prčanj, but also the place where there was primary school, nautical school, library and pharmacy. It was the site of the historical events too, like the gathering of the political representatives of the Bay of Kotor in 1848, when it was decided not to unite with Croatia. Monastery church has been recently restored, while the other monastery buildings are still waiting the restoration.

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Old Parish Church, Prčanj

Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

The exact date of the construction of the Old Parish Church in Prčanj is not known. First archival ...

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Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

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The exact date of the construction of the Old Parish Church in Prčanj is not known. First archival mentioning of the church is from 1399. Later it was enlarged in 1672 and in 1740 when octagonal presbytery and belfry was built. Together with the graveyard and protective walls, it was unique architectural complex. It was, because today it is in ruins and it is more archaeological site then regular sacral building. Nevertheless, it is still very important testimony of the history of the town Prčanj.

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The Tre Sorelle Palace, Prčanj

Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

The Tre Sorelle Palace dates back from the 15th century. It is one of the rare profane buildings fro ...

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Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

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The Tre Sorelle Palace dates back from the 15th century. It is one of the rare profane buildings from that period still preserved, not only in Prčanj, but generally in the area of the bay of Kotor. Once it belonged to the Buća noble family from Kotor. Their coat of arms is still preserved on the façade of the building. The shape of the palace, which resembles to the joined three houses, inspired popular legend of three sisters who lived in the palace. They were in love with a same sailor, which never come back from the see. Still they were waiting for him. But as time went by, when one of them died, her window was closed with stones. The window of the last sister left open, because there was nobody to close it. That is how the building got its name: The Palace of Three Sisters.

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Palaces, Prčanj

Beskuća Palace, Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

Palaces of Perast where constricted by its noble and wealthy families as the symbol of their power a ...

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Beskuća Palace, Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

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Palaces of Perast where constricted by its noble and wealthy families as the symbol of their power and riches. Today there are 11 palaces of Prčanj still preserved. Most of them where built during the 17th and 18th century when Prčanj was at the peak of his political, economic and maritime power. Among them the most prominent are: Tre Sorelle Palace, Luković Palace, Beskuća Palace, Verona Palace and Florio-Luković Palace. The oldest of them is Tre Sorelle Palace from 15th century in Gothic style, the rest of m are in Baroque style, which are made according to the Venetians architectural influences.

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Churches, Prčanj

Beskuća Palace, Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

Principal sacral object of Prčanj are: New Parish Church, Old Parish Church and Franciscan Monaster ...

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Beskuća Palace, Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

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Principal sacral object of Prčanj are: New Parish Church, Old Parish Church and Franciscan Monastery of St Nicholas. Beside them, there are also: St John the Baptist Church, Church of Our Lady of Carmel, St Antony of Padua Church, St Peter’s Church and the Chapel of Blessed Virgin Mary Auxiliary. All of these churches where bult from 17th to 18th century, sometimes on the sites of older churches. Very important are the ruins of the St Thomas’s Church, which was early Christian church.

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Holy Name of Mary Church, Stoliv

Donji Stoliv, Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

The Holy Name of Mary Church was built in 1774. Above the main portal of the church there is a stone ...

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Donji Stoliv, Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

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On appointment

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The Holy Name of Mary Church was built in 1774. Above the main portal of the church there is a stone sculpture of Blessed Virgin Mary. Belfry of the church was constructed in 1833. In the interior of the church there is beautiful marble altar with the sculptures of St Peter and St Paul. Between these two sculptures there is an icon of Our Lady with the silver cover. There is resemblance between the altar of the Holy Name of Mary Church and the altar of the Our Lady of the Rock church.

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Our Lady of Angles, Verige

Verige, Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

Our Lady of the Angles Church in Verige is located in the narrowest part of the Bay of Kotor, approx ...

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Verige, Prčanj 85335, Montenegro

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Our Lady of the Angles Church in Verige is located in the narrowest part of the Bay of Kotor, approximately 310 meters from the other shore of the Bay. Exact date of the construction is not known. Church was restored and enlarged in 1586 and then again in 1654 when it was destroyed by Turks. During the second restoration done by the citizens of Perast, elements of the fortification were added to the church. This was strategic place for Perast, therefore elements of fortification architecture. After long time of neglect, church is again under restoration.

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SS Cosmas and Damian Church, Muo

Muo, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

First mentioning of SS Cosmas and Damian Church in Muo is from the 13th century. Church has been enl ...

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Muo, Kotor 85330, Montenegro

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On appointment

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First mentioning of SS Cosmas and Damian Church in Muo is from the 13th century. Church has been enlarged in 1784. The old part of the church is on the southern side and new part of the church is on the northern part of the church. Interior of the church served as the graveyard of the inhabitants of Muo. Stone pavement still bares grave marks with the lettering and the depictions of coats of arms.

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