Church of St. Luke, Kotor

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Many churches feature tombs, but the entire floor at Church of St. Luke is covered in the tombstones of the citizens of Kotor, who were buried inside the church until the 1830s. The Romanesque-Byzantine church was built in 1195, making it the oldest worship site in the town. You can still see fragments of 13th-century frescoes on the southern wall. In the 17th century, the Catholics turned it over to the Orthodox Church but kept the right to have one altar for their own use until the mid-19th century. The Orthodox altar is the work of Dascal Dimitrije, the founder of the 17th-century Rafailovic school of painting. This is the only edifice in the town that did not suffer significant damage during the two major earthquakes. To visit Church of St. Luke and get the most from your holiday in Kotor, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kotor trip app .
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  • Lovely small church, which is worth a quick stop when looking around Kotor. Very picturesque and worth a visit for a picture.  more »
  • Located in the square of the same name sits one of the oldest churches in Montenegro, built in the late 1100's. To us the facade looks like something out of a spaghetti western, (fist full of dollars)...  more »
  • Found this church while wandering around Kotor old town,so we had a quick look in.A very old church indeed and worth a visit.  more »
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  • Beautiful little historical orthodox church from 12 century ..one of the few witnesses of the life in old Kotor
  • Realy nice and beautifull church
  • Lovely place. Loved it!
  • Small church. great proportions.
  • The centre piece in town. If you're anywhere near this area, make sure you spend some time in Kotor, it's a beautiful place.
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