Pearl of Boka Kotorska
Kotor is the oldest town and port on the Adriatic coast. A city wrapped around in fortifications like baby in a cradle. Founded and constructed by the romans in the 9th century this is one of UNESCO sites that stands as magnificent travel destination in Montenegro on Boka Kotorska bay.
Four centuries of Venetian domination have given the city the typical Venetian architecture which makes it as distinctive as Dubrovnik is. During the 16th century renaissance-related literature contributed in the huge development of the city of Kotor: the most famous writers were Bernardo Pima, Nicola Chierlo, Luca Bisanti, Alberto de Gliricis, Domenico and Vincenzo Burchia, Vincenzo Ceci, Antonio Zambella and Francesco Morandi.
In recent years, town is the most visited destination in Montenegro with constant increase in tourist visitors. So unless you are traveling in Montenegro- Kotor in May or October don’t expect a much relaxing atmosphere. Kotor is a beauty that must be seen with its old architecture, sailor schools, Dalmatian charm will take you to a completely different century.
Kotor – what to do?
Shopping: In the interior of the Old town the largest number of shops and boutiques can be found. Cute and secluded so be ready to recognize our store from a car window view. These boutiques offer different brands and fashion clothes from mostly Italian vendors. However dot expect to do your season shopping here, aside from being expensive it is also very small diversity in selection.
Explore – As all old towns in Kotor you will find small restaurants that serve the best food in the world Dalmatian and Balkan cuisine. Unless you choose to eat fish the prices in the restaurants vary from normal to cheap. Bon appetite!
On the second entrance into the Old town, just across the Kotor Riva and harbor you will find the charming city bazaar or market. Since forever citizens of Kotor remember that this is was the place that was used for exchange of goods. Today a popular tourist site this bazar offers bio and eco food for a bit harder price. Don’t be surprised!
Nightlife in Kotor as in all other countries is consisted of nightclubs, bars and discos. You can find entertainment in the old town but also outside the city walls. For this area it is very normal to party until 1 am in the old city in the nearby bars and afterwards to continue in several famous discotheques for clubbing. Enjoy!