360 Cities is a cute web site where people can upload 360 degree panoramic photographs. Marijan Marijanovic and Pavel Suprun have uploaded panoramic photos from around Kotor and they are very cool. Check out these examples: View on Kotor by Marijan Marijanovic View On Kotor in Montenegro Kotor, Montenegro by Pavel Suprun Kotor, Montenegro in Montenegro VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 0.0/10 (0 votes cast)
Kotor Taxi’s
Taxi’s in Kotor are plentiful and relatively inexpensive.  They vehicles are clean and the drivers are honest. You can catch a taxi at one of the taxi stands, such as the one in front of old town (Stari Grad) or the one beside Kamelija.  You can also flag down a taxi on the main roads.  Easiest of all, you can call a taxi on your mobile phone. Red Taxi You can reach Red Taxi by calling 19719. Red Taxi charges .50€ to start and .80€ per kilometer. Ðir Taxi You can reach Ðir Taxi by calling 19737. Ðir Taxi charges .80€ per kilometer and .10€ per minute of waiting. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 5.7/10 (6 votes cast)
Aikido and Krav Maga in Tivat
The Aikido Club Tivat is now training in both the ancient Japanese martial art of Aikido and the modern Israeli fighting style known as Krav Maga. Sensei Sasa Krivokapic is leading the classes in Seljanovo. You can follow the group on their Facebook page, Aikido i Krav Maga klub Tivat or call 069 258 972 for more information. VN:F [1.9.22_1171]please wait...Rating: 10.0/10 (1 vote cast)
Celebrating the Many Festivals of Kotor
To make your visit to Kotor a culturally enriching experience, all you need to do is, be a part of some of the colorful festivals that get organized and celebrated in Kotor. Let us look at some such vibrant festivals of Kotor. Montenegro Dance Festival The Montenegro Dance Festival will be held in Kotor and Tivat and will showcase the dancing talents of artists from all corners of the world. Be it ballet, hip-hop, tap dance, Latino or ballroom dancing, all kinds of dance forms will be welcomed with enthusiasm and warmth. This festival has the perfect backdrop in the breathtaking beauty of the charming walled town of Kotor. Not only will the participants, guests and tourists get to be a part of this wonderful cultural extravaganza but also, they can take in the natural beauty that abounds in Kotor. They can also gather every night at the main city square for partying and having fun. Kotor Carnival The Kotor Carnival has several locals participating with gusto, apart from troupes from other...
Handy Tips While Exploring Kotor
While trying to discover Kotor, keep in mind that it might be quite confusing if you do not plan and equip yourself properly for the adventure. Keep in mind the following tips to help you make the most of your trip. Kotor is constructed like an intelligent maze that needs to be solved with planning and purpose. It is build like a maze, probably for the purpose of safety and protection and many a time, even the locals might find it hard to find their way. So, in order to avoid getting lost and being clueless, it is best to identify popular landmarks such as the Cathedral of Tryphon and find your way in relation to it. These famous landmarks are usually listed in most of the tourist maps. For a tourist who might be hard-pressed for time, the best way to explore Kotor would be to start with the Main Arms Square and go clockwise. The local guides are the best people to rely on, to show you through the town. They are reasonably well-versed in English, Italian and even Russian and they will...
Interesting Trivia on Kotor
Here is some interesting trivia on Kotor. Legend has it that a fairy named Alkima advised the Serbian King Stefan Dusan, not to build his town in the hills where boats cannot reach or horses, run about freely. He was told to build the town near the sea. Phoenician myth has it that the town of Kotor was founded after Argonaut’s conquest of the Golden Fleece. It is also believed that Kotor existed in the times of the legendary Homer in 10-12 BCE.  In other words, Kotor has a rich and ancient history and it has probably existed from the times, sea trade evolved in the Adriatic Sea. It is also very interesting to note that Kotor has been home to several supremely talented and respected individuals such as Fra Vito, the architect of the Monastery of Dečani, the icon painter, Lovro Marinov Dobričević and many more sea captains, poets, writers and diplomats. The Bokeljska mornarica (Navy of Boka Kotorska Bay) has been active for more than twelve centuries and it has still retained its original...
What You Can Look Forward to in Kotor
Kotor is a great place to visit and explore and you have several interesting activities to look forward to in this scenic town. Shopping in Kotor The best place to head to, if you want to do some shopping in Kotor, would be the old part of the town. Here, you can get fresh vegetables in the market place. You can also buy olive oil, cheese, wine rakija, salads, fresh succulent fish and fruits. It is best to visit the markets on Saturdays. You could also shop for fashionable items at the many boutiques, found in this part of the town. You can find replicas of original items at good bargain prices. If all that shopping makes you hungry, you can savor the delicious dishes that capture the essence of the traditional cuisine. You also have seafood to choose from. If your heart is with pizzas and burgers, do not fret, as you have several places that offer these as well. Authentic Essence of the Life of the Locals To get a taste of the true flavor of Kotar, go to the Salad Square or the Wood...
Notable Tourist Attractions of Kotor
There are several places to look out for in Kotor. Kotor has majestic mountains embracing it all around, along with the Bay of Kotorska which has borne witness to a tumultuous history and a fascinating and complex weave of many cultures and traditions. You can look at the many priceless monuments and marvel at their unique architectural styles in Kotor. Needless to point out, the fortification of the town is a very interesting structure that is quite impressive. The wall is 4.5 m long. St. Ivan’s Fortress The impressive city walls extend all the way up to the St. Ivans Fortress which is about 260 m above sea level. This is an architectural masterpiece of the medieval ages which should definitely feature on your list of places to visit in Kotor. It is a popular tourist destination that draws a sizeable numbers of visitors every year. This magnificent structure, stands erect with dignity and seems like a protective sentry, guarding the town. The serpentine route to the top will give...
Exploring Kotor
Kotor’s Rich and Varied Architectural History Kotor is believed to have been founded by the Romans in Montenegro, along the Adriatic Coast. It became a significant artistic and commercial center in the Middle Ages where schools of iconography and masonry flourished. Kotor has changed hands several times and its turbulent history has only served to add more charm and charisma to this naturally beautiful location. From the Romans, Hungarians, Venetians to the French and Austrians, Kotor has been under the rule of various empires. The architecture of Kotor has had several influences due to the various rules it has been under, but, the Venetian influence is perhaps one of the strongest among all of them. Apart from its turbulent political history, Kotor has also braved the consequences of natural disasters such as earthquakes. Several of the Romanesque buildings, churches, Perast’s buildings, Dobrata’s palaces and so on have suffered due to earthquakes and have even been partially...
Beautiful Kotor Beckons
Located along one of the most picturesque bays of Montenegro, Kotor is a scenic coastal town that is peopled with many sailors and traders who have several exciting adventures to tell. Kotor is a town that was build between the 12th and the 14th century. The medieval architecture and historical monuments have been well-preserved and so, it is small wonder that it has been featured on the UNESCO list of World Historical and Natural Heritage Sites. Kotor is one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Adriatic Sea. The Mediterranean port of Kotor is surrounded by a formidable wall that was constructed by the Republic of Venice. Among the architectural influences, Venetian influence is quite marked. Owing to its appealing combination of the old world charm of this little town along with its breathtaking, natural beauty, Kotor has become an intriguing location that is fast attracting a large number of tourists. Head to this picturesque town and you will surely cherish and enjoy the experience. VN:F...