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City Walls

Kotor, Montenegro
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Ranked #3 of 17 attractions in Kotor
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Ghent, Belgium
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Entrance 3 € (april 2014). Demanding walk, To avoid when the temperatures are too high. Going to the top (some 300 meters of climbing) will tale one hour approx. Nice little church halfway. Great panorama on the old town and the bay of Kotor. Lots of visitors! You won't be on your own at all.Interesting. Don't miss it.

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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108 reviews 108 reviews
36 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

A walled city, how cool is that? It was a blast to walk around and is actually attractive. The history just seeps out of the place. Once inside the walls, lots of good quality shops and excellent food.

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Huntington Beach, California
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Kotor is a medieval port at the far end of the Bay of Kotor, and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Aside from the old town itself, one of the main attractions is the fortress wall built high up in the hills above the town. Protected from sea invasion by the narrow inlet to get into the Bay of Kotor,... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

A short meander through Old Town Kotor will bring you to the city walls & the fortifications towering above the town. For lovers of history & old ruins, this is a must see! Although it takes considerable effort to reach the top, the stunning views of the bay, Old Town Kotor, and the "hidden" valley, make it well worth the... More

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Cheshire
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Very much like Dubrovnik, but not quite on the same scale, these walls are beautifully maintained, old and an interesting walk. Some great views of the surrounding mountains and a real community of cats as you walk around them! I was really impressed!

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Madison, WI
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

...and I would walk 500 more. At which point you'd only be about 100 or so away from the top, and completely worth every one. Bring a water bottle or two, snacks if you want them and wear sturdy shoes, but other than those disclaimers take whatever time you need, but for people in average shape the way up should... More

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Broome, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

BUT...what a spectacular feeling after you've climbed the 1080 odd steps up this ridiculous, zig zagged mountain. Of Course, the views are amazing. Kotor is a beautiful little town, but you see it from a different perspective at the top. Just stunning. As we went in the off season, we didn't have to pay anything. Be careful when you're walking... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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156 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Not a Dubrovnik, but a must do, even if for no more than the comparison of the two. A bit rugged at times, and a lot of restoration still required, but a historic little place, doing it's best - not a big climb and frequent chances to get down. Nice views.

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Seattle, Washington
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9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

It took me about an hour to get to the walls (longer than I expected). The path is not steep and gives a spectacular views! so please visit here!

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Houston, Texas
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42 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

The Bay of Kotor is the result of an old river running from the interior to the Adriatic Sea. Views are fjord-like (real fjords are a result of glacial activity) with steep mountains rising on both sides of a long, thin bay that leads to the walled Old Town of Kotor. The Old Town is shaped like a triangle or... More

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