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About Kotor

Kotor represents Montenegrin most richest town with cultural and historical monuments, old buildings, churches, monesteries and other important and old places and buildings.

Kotor, Montenegro
Kotor, Montenegro
The citizens of are amoung the most friendly ones not only in Montenegro but maybe entire world. Night life in Kotor is also great, large number of realy great pub's, bars, disco's during the whole year really provide an great joy and guarantee a beautiful time in this beautiful city. During the summer a numerous open beach bars with great music also provide great time, and give you more choices for the night get out.

Old Town of Kotor, Montenegro
Old Town of Kotor, Montenegro
Old Town of Kotor, Montenegro

The municipality of Kotor has by the last registration 23.481 citizen, and this population is spread on around of fifty smaller settlements, and almost all of them are located near the seashore. Some of those settlements are very beautiful bat they are also very old to. For example: Perast, Prcanj, Muo, Dobrota, Risan, Orohovac etc. The history of Kotor dates from the pre-historical times. Many civilization leaved in the area of Kotor many traces and they have been preserved as a deskman of civilization and cultures, as Illyrian, Roman, Greek, and the other. The under UNESSCO list of world heritage Old Town of Kotor represent one of the old towns with the best preserved urban core, whose structure was formed between the 12th and 14th century.

Old Town of Kotor, Montenegro
Old Town of Kotor, Montenegro
The most recognized building which is a real representer and symbol of Kotor, and its rich cultural and historical heritage, is the Cathedral of Sf. Triphon, built in 1166 on the location of pre – romance church from the 10th century. The 2/3 of Montenegro cultural heritage are located in the Bay of Kotor and most of them in the municipality of Kotor. The oldest settlement of Boka Bay which is by the way in Kotor municipality is Risan.
Cathedral of Sf. Triphon, Kotor, Montenegro
Cathedral of Sf. Triphon, Kotor, Montenegro
Apart from cultural and historical heritage, Kotor is famous and for other natural beauties, but something with what Kotor is realy famous of, are Boka’s night and carnival, those two manifestations, are two among many that are organized in Kotor.


Date: 08.03.2011
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Sources: In Montenegro Travel

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