Kotor City Walls & Fortress, Kotor

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Must see · World heritage site · Historic Walking Area · Landmark
Up the mountains and through the hills, hike to 9th-century Kotor City Walls & Fortress to get unmatched views of the city and the landscape from spots as high as 260 m (850 ft) above the sea. Numerous empires have left their mark on this protective structure. Gates, churches, and forts sit almost perfectly preserved along the way. Climb some 1,400 steps, and observe the historic structure flawlessly blended into the lush, colorful landscape. Don't forget to turn around every now and then--unforgettable views of the Adriatic basin will unfold right beneath your feet. Plan to see Kotor City Walls & Fortress and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kotor trip builder.
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  • If you are physically capable of handling the 1000+ steps, The ancient city walls of Kotor offer an incredibly well-preserved series of structures including the cobblestone ramp to the top, buildings....  more »
  • I came to Kotor as part of a tour group from Dubrovnik, Croatia. The tour guide had plenty of knowledge about the city and the walls. His detailed description made it worth the trip.  more »
  • What a beautiful old walls and azure sea in the kotor bay!!
  • Loved every inch of them... Generally, I adore watching old towns and their walls, they always tell stories, old and almost forgotten stories that spark up imagination! 😍😍😍😍❤❤❤❤
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