risan

Risan

The oldest town in the Kotor Bay area. It was built in the 3 rd century BC. It was a town of craftsmen, seamen and the trading centre of the Illyric state. With the arrival of the Romans, palaces were built in Risan, using the best Greek marble, ornamented with the beautiful sculptures and mosaics that are preserved until the present time and represent an invaluable cultural heritage. Among the numerous mosaics, there is the God of Hypnos, as the only mosaic figure of a god that exists in the world.