Located in the Gulf of Kotor and the administrative center of Kotor Municipality is the picturesque town of Kotor. The secluded coastal town is surrounded by a majestic city wall, which was built by the Venetians, whose influence is largely visible in the town’s architectural infrastructure. Kotor has been recognized as the World Heritage Site Natural And Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor.
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Kotor has a rich historical background that dates back to a mention of the town in Ancient Roman times during 168 BC. The town was fortified in the Middle Ages where after began its history of battles, sieges, plunders and change of rulers. The local population consists of people of different ethnic groups although it is till today the seat of the Catholic Bishopric of Kotor.
The town has become a popular tourist destination in Montenegro as a well-preserved medieval town in the Adriatic and also a UNESCO declared World Heritage Site. Some of its important attractions include the 1166 built Cathedral of Saint Tryphon and the 4.5 km ancient city walls. Outside Kotor off the coast of Perast, you may visit the islets of Sveti Dorde and Gospa od Skprijela.
The Vrmac Tunnel connects Kotor to the Adriatic Motorway and other coastal areas. Kotor is also accessible via the historic road connecting it to Cetinje. The Tivat Airport, which is 5 km from the town, offers flights to Belgrade, Moscow and Paris regularly. For flights to and from prominent European destinations, the Podgorica Airport located 65 km from Kotor serves the purpose.