Natural attractions

Lovcen National Park

Lovcen Park is located on the mountain range of the same name and covers an area of ​​62 km.

It lies between the borders of Budva and Kotor. In the park you can see coniferous forests, numerous species of plants (more than 1,5 thousand), rare flowers. Several hundred species of birds and animals live here. Lovcen Park is rich in clean springs with special healing properties.  Therefore, this place is perfect for those who not only came to see the natural beauty, but also get better.

Boka Kotorska Bay

This bay is the largest on the Adriatic Sea. It arose from the collapsed river canyon, which went under water due to tectonic phenomena. Nowadays the bay is a gorgeous sight. Amazing panoramas of nature that open when admiring the bay are complemented by the views of medieval cities which have a special historical and cultural meaning.

Architectural monuments

Church of St. Nicholas

The largest Orthodox church in Kotor. It was built on the site of an old church in the early 20th century. It is made in the Neo-Byzantine style. At the main entrance are 2 high belfries. The iconostasis of 1908, belonging to the hand of the Czech artist Ziegler, is of particular value to the interior.

Church of St. Luke

This church is located in the central part of Kotor and is a very interesting attraction of the city. It was built in the 12th century  and until 1657 had Catholic status. Later a second altar appeared here and now the church is considered both Catholic and Orthodox.

Among the interior some frescoes of the 17th century have been preserved and unique frescoes of Italian painters of the 18th century.  Until the beginning of the 20th century the church held burials of local residents so the floor in the temple consists of gravestones.

Cathedral of St. Tryphon

The most famous cathedral located in the south of Old Kotor.

Saint Tryphon is a Christian martyr who suffered for his faith during the time of Decius Trajan. His relics remain in this cathedral now. Tryphon is considered the patron saint of Kotor citizens, sailors and the whole gulf as a whole.

St. Tryphon Cathedral can be attributed to prominent examples of Romanesque architecture.

The interior decoration delights with fragments of frescoes of the XIV century, a chic canopy over the Gothika-style gift-guard, rare paintings and various precious church things.

Maritime Museum

This museum is unique in that it exhibits a collection of unique exhibits telling both about the marine history of the Bay of Kotor and about the country as a whole.

The exposition is located in the Grgurinsky Palace. This baroque-style building is located on Grgurinsky Square. At the entrance you can see the guns, set in memory of the defenders of the city, which many times defended the city from the invaders.

The museum is rich in chronicles that tell the history of the city, descriptions of ships, photographs, equipment that was used on ships, navigation tools, weapons, etc.

Citadel

Kotor Fortress is another of the noteworthy sights. The fortress walls surround the old Kotor. Their height is about 19 meters, length is about 5 kilometers, wall thickness is 15 m.

Princely palace

It was built near the western wall of the old part of the city.  It and the watchtower made up the facade of the city.