Kotor is a maritime city in Montenegro on the shores of the Bay of Kotor.
The old Mediterranean port of Kotor, surrounded by city walls, is under the protection of UNESCO, as a world cultural heritage site. Between 1420 and 1797, Kotor and its surroundings belonged to Venice, so the Venetian influence left its mark on the city’s architecture. The Bay of Kotor is one of the deepest and longest bays on the Adriatic Sea, so it is often called the southernmost fjord in Europe.
Kotor is located in the heart of one of the most beautiful bays in the world, the Bay of Kotor. The old town of Kotor and Kotor in general is one of the oldest cities on the Adriatic coast. Kotor is the richest Montenegrin city with cultural and historical monuments, old buildings, churches, monasteries and other important and old places and buildings.
The most famous building that is a true representative and symbol of Kotor, as well as its rich cultural and historical heritage, is the Cathedral of Saint Typhon, built in 1166 on the site of a pre-romantic church from the 10th century. The 2/3 of the cultural heritage of Montenegro is located in the Bay of Kotor, and most in the municipality of Kotor.
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