The old city of which is considered to be one of the most well-preserved medieval urban centers on the Adriatic, introduced by UNESCO to the World Cultural Heritage List. From 1420 to 1797, he was under the control of the Venice Republic and the Venetian influence remained dominant in the architecture of the city.
Urban fortress walls – continuously built and rebuilt with IX to XIX century. Walls surround the old town and rise to the rocky hill, the slope of which is located. At the top of the hill at an altitude of 260 meters above sea level – fortress «St. John».
Sea doors (main) – XVI century. Gate isolated from massive stone blocks.
Garden Gurdich (South) – separated from the road by the lifting bridge over the neck of the cave.
River Gate (Northern) – Built in memory of the victory of which over the famous Turkish admiral Huruddin Barbarossova in 1539.
Princely Palace – XVIII century. In the past here was the official residence of the Venetian governor.
Palace of Ghahgohurin – XVIII century. Nowadays in the building is located Maritime Museum Montenegro.
Palaces of other noble childbirth: Bucha (beginning of the XIV century), Bizantti (XIV century), Drago (XIV-XV century), PIMA (end of the XVII century), Neakless (mid XVIII century).
Clock tower – 1602 year.
Saint Trifon Cathedral – 1166 – one of the brightest patterns of Romanesque architecture on the Adriatic coast. The rich belt of the temple is full of jewelry created by Venetian and local masters. In 1667, in which an earthquake occurred, and a bell tower collected in the cathedral and part of the facade. After that, he was rebuilt, but part of the frescoes adorning the interior of the building was never restored. The same as they survived during the disaster were restored over time, and today they are striking the visitors of the temple with their unique grace created by skillful Greek painters.
Church of St. Luki – 1195 year.
Church of St. Mary on the river – 1221 year.
Church of St. Clara – XVIII century.
Church of St. Mikhaila – XIV-XV century.
Kotor – City in Montenegro, located on the shore of the Gulf of the Adriatic Sea. Historically and the surrounding land falls to the Dalmatia region. Population – 13176 people (2003).
The city is famous, above all, with their attractions as well as soft and healing climate. The local air is saturated with iodine ions, which allows you to heal from a variety of diseases, especially pulmonary.
Comerates two parts:
The most, perhaps impressive of them, – Old city , representing a unique architectural ensemble, where naturally and very harmoniously united the buildings of different styles. The buildings built here from the twelfth in the twentieth century are majestic and monumentally, as if a real reminder of all the epochal events that have vested in these places. The original beauty of the old city is emphasized by a grand formal system consisting of high and powerful walls.
New town fully matches the spirit of time. He is modern, burly, turmoil and impatient. In which there are periodically undergo national festivals with noisy carnivals and colorful theatrical performances.
Coast near the city – This is the deepe-water part of the Gulf, so long sandy beaches, characteristic of other resorts of Montenegro, are almost no (entrance to the sea is possible mainly from the piers). They are successfully replaced by large pebble beaches, which in the area there is a lot.