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Kotor Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Undoubtedly Kotor's finest building, the Romanesque cathedral dates back to 1166, though excavation work shows that there was already a smaller church here in the 9th century. Due to damage caused by a succession of disastrous earthquakes, the cathedral has been rebuilt several times—the twin Baroque bell towers were added in the late 17th century. Inside, the most important feature is the 14th-century Romanesque Gothic ciborium above the main altar. Also look out for fragments of 14th-century frescoes, which would once have covered the entire interior. A collection of gold and silver reliquaries, encasing body parts of various saints and crafted by local masters between the 14th and 18th century, is on display in the treasury.

Religious Building/Site/Shrine Silversea Cruise

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Trg Ustanka Mornara
Kotor, N/A Montenegro  Montenegro

032-322–315

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: €2.50 for combined ticket to cathedral and treasury

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