Montenegro Kotor

January 20, 2020

Today we’re discuss about in Montenegro. Its a small world UNESCO heritage site called Kotor. This is a beautiful walled little town with about 2,000 residents. Here you can go! then just love these little cities around every corner there’s something to see. It’s amazing. There are a couple of these really beautiful archways. There’s water dripping from the roof. Am I the only one who hates random water dripping from the ceiling? Dogs are so different from cats. We’re always eating. There’s a bakery here. So you’ve gotten this long like pastry thing. you’ve also got this cherry strudel. It’s nicer than the other one actually. This city is situated on a mountain. It’s got 4 and a half kilometers of wall surrounding it. It’s quite steep.That is well worth the effort for this kind of view. Unbelievable. It’s one thing getting to the top, but you also have to get down again. It takes about 25 minutes to get to the top.

Kotor is a coastal town in Montenegro. The old Mediterranean port of Kotor is surrounded by fortifications built during the Venetian period. The port and its surrounding area form an impressive and picturesque Mediterranean landscape. While there is no accurate information regarding the founding of Kotor, archaeologists believe that it rose on the foundations ofthe ancient city of Acruvium. Legends say that Alkima, a fairy, advised the Serbian king Stefan Dusan, not to build his town in the hills “where boats don’t have a harbor and where horses run about”, but to instead build near the sea. The rich history of Kotor,is parallel to the rich culture of the town with which many conquerors ruled: the Illyrians, the Venetians, the Austrians, the French. Kotor has one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic and is a UNESCO world heritage site. It is home to numerous sights, such as the Cathedral of Saint Triphonic the old town, and the ancient walls which stretch for 5 km directly above the city.

Kotor Old Town has three gates, the sea gate was rebuilt in Renaissance style in the sixteenth century and leads to promenade and the coast. Although quite small, Kotor is full of beautiful buildings. The Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas dates from the early 20th century and occupies a position on St. Luke’s Square in Kotor. St. Michael’s church dates to the end of the 13th century – and was also built on the site of a previous church. During the earthquake in 1976 the church was badly damaged. Kotor is also unique because it is the only town on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea to be located by name in historic and strategic maps. Kotor has the beauty, the rich and diverse history, and is easily accessible from the more popular tourist destinations nearby.

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