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[Animal Sightseeing Trip: Cat Town] Montenegro: Kotor

Animal Attraction

Kotor is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Montenegro. The old town of Kotor is a popular tourist destination, with beautiful streets recreating the Middle Ages. But this town has another face. A large number of cats live in this town, and it is also known as a cat town where cats are relaxing everywhere. This two-faced town is very popular with tourists.

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place

Kotor is a city located in western Montenegro

history

Kotor is a town that was discovered in ancient Roman times. During the Byzantine period, a fortress was built and became an important point. In the Middle Ages, the Ottoman Empire came to rule the city. In modern times, it came under the control of the Austrian Empire and became a major naval port. However, the Austrian Empire collapsed and became part of Yugoslavia after World War II. Today it functions as one of the towns of Montenegro.

language

The official language of Montenegro is Serbian. Montenegrin is also used.

security

Montenegro is relatively safe, but Kotor has a world heritage site and has a lot of tourists. There are a lot of pickpockets and pickpockets aiming at it, so please be careful of theft. Also beware of rip-off taxis.

industry

Kotor has a world heritage site, so the tourism industry is very prosperous. Olives are also grown in agriculture.

Race

Montenegro is half Montenegrin and 30% Serb. Albanians also live there.

religion

Nearly 80% of the population in Montenegro is Orthodox, while the rest are Muslims.

currency

Montenegro uses the Euro.

airport

Tivat Airport is very close to Kotor.

NameTivat Airport
Address27 Narodnih Heroja, Tivat, Montenegro
URLHome Page

access

Kotor is a day trip by bus from Dubrovnik, Croatia. There are 5-7 round trip buses a day from Dubrovnik Bus Terminal, and it takes about 2 hours. It takes only 10-20 minutes by car from Tivat Airport to Kotor Old Town. Very Kotor is in an accessible location.

Cat

Most of the cats living in Kotor are feral cats. In Kotor, cats live everywhere. The cats live on the food they receive from the residents. There is a historical background to why cats settled in Kotor. Kotor was built on the water and was inhabited by rats, and crops were constantly destroyed. So the town of Kotor decided to keep cats. When I increased the number of cats, the mice disappeared in no time. After that, it seems that all the residents came to love the cat.

Tourist attraction 1: St. Tryphon’s Cathedral

The old town of Kotor, surrounded by walls and fortresses, stands out as the Cathedral of St. Tryphon. The interior is open to the public, including the exhibition room for relics and the main altar.

AddressCQFC+MGH, Kotor, Montenegro
Open Time09:00~18:00
URLHome Page

Tourist attraction 2: St. Luke’s Church

Famous cathedral in Kotor old town. The golden Serbian Orthodox icon is very beautiful. . The surrounding area is full of restaurants and cafés with terraces.

AddressTrg Sv. Luke, Kotor 85330, Montenegro
Open Time09:00~19:00
URLHome Page

Tourist attraction 3: Maritime Museum

Kotor has a long history as it was used as a military port in modern times. Exhibits related to sailing are substantial. It is a museum and you can see exhibits.

Address391 Trg Bokeljske mornarice, Kotor 85330, Montenegro
Open Time09:00~18:00
URL

Tourist attraction 4: Kotor clock tower

The clock tower is located near the old town of Kotor. The clock tower of Kotor has clocks on two sides. Below the clock tower, there is a restaurant with beautiful terrace seating.

AddressSquare of the Arms, Kotor, Montenegro
Open Time24 Hours
URL

hotel

Kotor is very popular as a tourist destination, so accommodation is very good. You should choose your favorite hotel and stay there.

Hotel Astoria

AddressCQFC+P77, Trg od pošte, Old Town, Kotor, Montenegro
URLHome Page
Open TimeCheck-in time: 15:00
Check-out time: 12:00

Hotel Vardar

AddressSquare of the Arms, Kotor 85330, Montenegro
URLHome Page
Open TimeCheck-in time: 14:00
Check-out time: 12:00

Historic Boutique Hotel Cattaro

Address420 Square of the Arms, Kotor, Montenegro
URLHome Page
Open TimeCheck-in time: 14:00
Check-out time: 12:00

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