3 Main Things To See In Kotor, Montenegro

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Kotor is a city located in a small southern European country called Montenegro. Also known as Cattaro, the little fairytale-looking place is one of the most visited tourist attraction in Montenegro. These are the attractions you must see while in Kotor.

The Old Town

The Old Town of Kotor was built between the 12th and 14th centuries and it is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its narrow, romantic streets, which are full of history, are pure beauty. A wild strawberry or pomegranate gelato at Salvatore is a perfect dessert while exploring the old town’s alleys.


Cat Museum of Kotor

One attraction you can’t miss while in Kotor is the Cat Museum. It is a beautiful tribute to peoples’ love to their furry friends. If the museum wasn’t enough for you, head over to the Church of Saint Mary Collegiata, which is located in Wood Square and is full of cats ready to be pet.

San Giovanni Fortress

There are 1,355 steps to the top of the fortress, which take you past a six centuries’ old church, ruins of military buildings, and lastly to the top of the fortress, where a castle once stood. The views over the Bay of Kotor will be worth every step you take.