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St. Tryphon’s Cathedral (Stari Grad 336, Kotor) – located in Kotor’s old town, this cathedral is named after Kotor’s patron saint. Religious & cultural artifacts shown here go as far back as 809 AD (when another church was built at this location). Hours: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (daily). Admission: €1.50 (adult), free for children. … Continue reading St. Tryphon’s Cathedral
Pima Palace (Flour Square, Kotor) – this 17th century Renaissance building was built after the 1667 earthquake which destroyed much of Kotor. The palace portal with the terrace was built in the Renaissance style, while the windows and upper balcony which laid on the twelve consoles were built in Baroque style. The balcony rail was … Continue reading Pima Palace
Ribnica Bridge (Stara Varos, Podgorica) – this ancient-looking bridge, which goes over Rubnica River, was actually built during the Ottoman period, and along with the “Sahat Kula” clock tower, are but two items still standing from that period at Podgorica (since much of the city was bombed during World War II).
Iglesia de San Lucas (Trg. Sv. Luke, Stari Grad, Kotor) – también conocida como “Iglesia de Sveti Luka”, esta iglesia data del siglo XII (con vestigios de la arquitectura romana y bizantina). Originalmente era una iglesia católica pero terminó siendo ortodoxa a mediados del siglo XVII. En estos días, hay un altar católico y otro … Continue reading St. Luke’s Church
Podgorica – located 86 km. from from popular tourist destination of Kotor, this is the capital of Montenegro and the largest city in the country (population: 187,085). In Montenegrin, the city’s name means “under the small hill”. More importantly, this city was previously known as “Titograd” during the years that Montenegro was part of … Continue reading Podgorica
St. Stefan (Sveti Stefan, Budva) – this island, connected to the city of Budva by a causeway, has 118 villas, which still manage to retain their medieval architecture and Mediterranean charm. Its maritime location demanded that defensive walls were built around St. Stefan during the medieval period, which explains the existence of gunsmiths and cannons … Continue reading St. Stefan