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Great view of the bay!

Climb the bell tower of St. Nicholas church. It costs 1 Euro but the view and the photos you take from the top will be among the best of your trip. The stairs are narrow in parts... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Ray A
Land O Lakes, Florida
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Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Climb the bell tower of St. Nicholas church. It costs 1 Euro but the view and the photos you take from the top will be among the best of your trip. The stairs are narrow in parts and you will need to duck your head occasionally to avoid bumping it on the stairway. Hold on the railings and be careful... More 

Thank Ray A
Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

The present church dedicated to the patron saint of mariners, St. Nicholas dates from 1616. The belfry was added in 1691. Construction work on a bigger church started in 1740. When the Serene Republic fell in 1797, the funds for the construction dried up. At the time, only the apse and sacristy of the new church had been constructed. The... More 

Thank ViajedeOcio
Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

The clock in the bell tower stopped at 4:03 am during an earthquake...over 300 years ago. The inside is nice.

Thank cordyroy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Wonderful little church, offering opportunity of daily Mass. Helpful lady at church with good English

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

1 euro to climb the tower which was well worth it worth great views across the bay. It's very tight on space on the climb up and down though, not much passing space if you meet someone going the other way and some very small gaps that I had to almost crawl through (I'm 6ft 2)

Thank Nathan B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Fantastic views from the top of this bell tower. Be aware, at only 5ft3 even I had to bend pretty low to get through some of the smaller sections of the stairwell.

Thank Jen31London
East Sussex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

You pay about €1 to climb up to the top of this bell tower. Well worth it as the views are amazing. Lots of pigeon poo though.

Thank Wrightblue
Smederevo, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This lovely old church is seen practically from every corner of the town of Perast. It's situated in the town's main square so you can't miss it. Interior and the exterior of this church are magnificent. It's mediterranean style and charm will definitely attract your attention.

Thank IgorMarkovic
Pensacola, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We viewed Perast as our cruise sailed to Kotor. There was an excursion that went there we spent or time in Kotor and enjoyed it greatly.

Thank Grover R
Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

About in the center of Perast, just a few steps away from the shore, there stands this big church. It dates back to the 17th century and is made of light-coloured stones. The interior is very simple. The church tower is conspicuous and can be seen from far away. Tt is 55m high. Although, I did not do it, it... More 

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