Kotor is quite surely the most important Montenegrin town considering culture. In late 19 th century Kotor or Boka Kotorska bay or the southernmost fjord as that bay is called lately because its uppermost beauty received name of bride of Adriatic. Its amazing beauty makes blue sea, rocky shores, feet of the most renown Montenegrin mountain Lovcen, green that with rocks above the walls of the old Kotor make unprecedented natural colours, curves to castle of San Djovani or Sveti Ivan, Medieval palaces, old town and unavoidable, always, generous spirit of its citizens of any nation or religion. Kotor was challenge to any tourist for centuries but not in tourist way as the town of great culture validity with old time monuments of culture as its in first place churches and cathedrals. At every step thorough the Old town of Kotor you can briefly at least through imagination get back to Middle Ages, baroque or period when pirates ruled world coasts.
If you are for the first time in Kotor, the impression, we are sure, will be much stronger than experience from movies you watched over books you red about these periods or this town. Here are kept traces of Illyrian and Roman culture, preordain, Romanic, gothic, renaissance, baroque. Old town of Kotor is one of Mediterranean towns with best-kept Medieval urbane from 12 th to 14 th century and is at list of World Culture Heritage under protection of UNESCO. Old town of Kotor is at the list of UNESCO World Culture Heritage since 1979. Medieval town of Kotor is located at the end of Boka Kotorska bay. Today Kotor is the largest old urbane location in Montenegro. The oldest archeological foundations buildings dating back to 6 th century is early Christian basilica found under the church of Mary Koledjate or Gospe od zdravlja, in vicinity of main town doors of old town of Kotor.