Northern Gate, Kotor

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The 16th-century Northern Gate was built to commemorate Kotor's victory over Hayreddin Barbarossa, a famous Turkish admiral. The entry represents a fine example of Renaissance architecture. The little bridge across the Skurda river offers views of the medieval fortifications. Just next to the gate, you can stop at a small fish restaurant with indoor and open-air seating. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Kotor holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Northern Gate and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • immaculately, lovely and rich in fish the River below, you can follow from outside until you reach the other entrance to the city pity that at the bottom there's a little bit of degraded area but overall nice visit
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  • Prepare to see lot's of tourists around the area, but all-in-all it is as beautiful and enjoable as the Old Town itself. Take a full day "off" and walk around the city - it is really nice and romantic...  more »
  • Or one of the three entrances to the old city, located in the north part of the walls and is over the river that passes alongside the city
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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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