Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni, Kotor

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Climb to the top of , which offers bird's-eye views of the fjord and the Old Town from the height of 1,200 m (3937 ft). Together with the Old Town and its natural surroundings, the fortifications are listed as a World Heritage Site. The Illyrians, Byzantines, Venetians, and Austrians built the fortress between the ninth and 19th centuries. Take the main entrance near the River Gate and ask for a descriptive brochure identifying various towers, citadels, gates, bastions, forts, cisterns, and churches along the way. Rest on a stone seat in front of the Church of Our Lady of Remedy. Walk carefully, as the stairs are unstable in places, and be sure to take a bottle of water with you. Take a look at our Kotor tour itinerary maker to schedule your visit to Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Necessarily needs to go. We oradayadık the right hour at sunset. Don't forget to take water with you on the way out and make sure to go with sandals or slippers sports eBay and enforces
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  • The castle in him same is not very impressive. The view and the walls are all the charm of this walk.
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  • My son decided that he had to climb to the top of this mountain to see the fort. It was a very hot day, but water was available for purchase up the mountain. Still, I would recommend buying it before ...  more »
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  • Pretty nice view, however there were a lot of stairs and my legs got really sore. I ran out of water and my throat got really dry. I had to wash my shirt because it smelt bad from sweat. The walls at the top were not complete and I could not imagine if it was ever a real castle.
  • The view is splendid. Your cardio will be tested. Watch your steps.
  • About 35-60min walk to the castle which can be challenging in hot weather but well worth it. The views of Kotor bay are amazing, especially recommended for the sunset over the bay.
  • A must-do for beautiful views of Kotor and the surrounding areas
  • I don't really know of much to do in this city other than shop or climb the steps to the castle. It's a gorgeous view from the top but can get pretty crowded.

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A jewel of Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, the city of Kotor draws scores of tourists and boasts a selection of places to stay for all tastes. The city offers several luxury hotels and apartments, as well as a broad choice of economy lodgings, such as pensions, hostels, boutique hotels, and bed and breakfasts. If you like to be in the heart of the city bustle, look for lodgings in the historical old town, or book a stay just outside the city center for quieter surroundings. Those who prefer to be close to nature can also stay at a campsite close to the city.
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