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Address: Trg Sv. Tripuna, Stari grad, Kotor, Montenegro
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Ancient cathedral with 14th century frescoes and ciborium

The cathedral of St. Tryphon, the gooseherd patron saint of Kotor, dates from 1166 and was constructed on the site of a 9th century church. It retains many of the Romanesque... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cathedral if the old town of Kotor is really old, but is not the oldest church in town. You have to pay 2,5 euros as an entrance fee, for seeing the church inside, as well as a kind of museum with religious equipment. No information are provided. Recommened only for people that enjoy religious history.

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The cathedral of St. Tryphon, the gooseherd patron saint of Kotor, dates from 1166 and was constructed on the site of a 9th century church. It retains many of the Romanesque elements of its original structure. However, after being badly damaged by the 1667 earthquake, new Baroque bell towers were built. The cathedral is believed to have had a Romanesque... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely old cathedral in a pretty setting, located in an medieval town, backed up by the looming cliffs of Kotor Bay. The interior looks ancient, with bits and pieces pulled from other ancient monuments. It has a serene atmosphere and feels like it has been there forever. I visited as part of an organized tour, so wasn't... More 

Thank ArlettaC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Cathedral celebrate over 1200 years of existence.This Cathedral is very nice from outside and inside as well. It is located on the St. Tryphon square in old town Kotor.

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Naples, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

I intensely object to being charged an entry fee to visit a church, no matter how special. I would rather choose to make a donation.

Thank cordyroy
Oslo, Norway
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

It's just another church to visit and definitely not worth paying EUR 2.50. The praised view from the balcony is the same perspective you get on the square. If you're interested in churches, the other ones in Kotor are free and as beautiful.

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Oakham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Kotor is at the end of the only fjord in southern Europe and is well worth a visit. Sadly our cruise sailed at night so we could not appreciate the scenery. Although having a somewhat gloomy exterior (stonework could do with a clean), the interior of this Cathedral is lovely and quite unlike northern European churches. It was built in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

There is a charge to enter because they label it the cathedral and museum. Museum ? 2 upstairs rooms of ecclesiastical material and some old clerical gowns, but not much in he way of details about anything there. You can get outside in the lower part of the bell towers to look over the town squares. The church itself is... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This is a little gem. The approach to Kotor is very like travelling up a fiord. The little town is beautiful and the cathedral is worth a look. There is a wall which goes up the mountain, which we did not attempt. Not a dynamic little,place but very pretty. Would like it to be on my next cruise agenda.

Thank Carol R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

This cathedral was beautiful inside and out ! The architecture was breathtaking! Take a look inside on your visit here.

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