The city is located on the shore of one of the most beautiful bays in the world, which of the Gulf. Previously, Kotor was used as a port and refuge for merchants and sailors from around the world.
The old city of Kotor has been perfectly preserved and is still organized according to the Middle Ages. A city was built between the 12th and 14th centuries in the pompous style of medieval architecture with the countless number of monuments of the history of cultural heritage, which made it possible for this geographical region to be under the protection of UNESCO, as a world natural and historical heritage.
Throughout the city, cross-habitation are buildings, narrow streets and squares of the fortress of Kotor. On one of these squares is the Cathedral of St. Tryphon, a monument of Roman culture and one of the most recognizable symbols of the city.
The Church of St. Luke built in the 13th century, the Church of St. Anna in the 12th, St. Mary in the 13th and many other shrines literally fill the city with pristine beauty and bell ringing. The administration of the city of Kotor is trying to maintain the cultural appearance of the city, conducting many annual festivals and carnivals in the city, which people from all over the world gather to look at the most beautiful city of the Montenegrin coast.
The city of Perast, is also a medieval cultural monument and is located 10 minutes drive from Kotor. Perast on a modern motive can be qualified as the sleepy kingdom of Baroque. The most beautiful buildings of this city were built between the 17th and 18th centuries. All this time, navigators from around the world founded this amazing place, developing a chain of villas along the surf line, which still amaze with their beauty.
Perast is a very quiet and calm place. He literally buries in monuments of culture, such as the Church of St. Nicholas, the parish church of the beginning of the 17th century, the Church of St. George of the12th century on the island near Perrast and many others. All cultural monuments in this city are made in the Baroque style.
The ancient city of Risan is also located completely near Kotor and is the earliest settlement in the Bay of the Bay. It is assumed that the city of Risan was built in the 3rd century BC. And he served as a commercial and service city in the center of the Illyrian state. With the advent of the Romans in Risan, many palaces were built of natural marble and decorated with breathtaking sculptures and mosaics. Most of these cultural monuments have survived to this day and now form the appearance of the city. One of the most amazing sculptures of Risan is a mosaic with the image of the ancient god Hipnos, which is the only image of this deity in the world.
The Kotorsky geographical region includes many small villages and settlements, so, stretching for many kilometers along the coast and high in the mountains.