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St. Nikola Church

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Address: Obala kapetana Marka Martinovica bb, Perast, Kotor Municipality 85336, Montenegro
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Climb the 150 steps to the top of the bell tower.

A central landmark in Perast the bell tower appears from many different angles as it sits along side the St Nicholas church. The climb is interesting as you negotiate the 150... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A central landmark in Perast the bell tower appears from many different angles as it sits along side the St Nicholas church. The climb is interesting as you negotiate the 150 stairs and a couple of tight spots but the views from the top are well worth the climb and the 1€ entrance fee. Entry into the church is free... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very spiritual church. Free entrance for all. Its located inside the town and recommend to see. I simply loved it

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on the way round the bay. Cldnt believe it's only 1 euro, such great value. 150 steps, I had to crawl and squeeze through the stair well. Views are great at the top. Really is a must do for 80p! Would never be allowed at home as its a health and safety nitemare! Brilliant!

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Hong Kong
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

The bell tower is probably the highest building in Perast. The admission fee is one euro per person. It is not very high but the stairs are quite narrow, with low ceiling. I'm 189 metre tall so at various points I have to crawl. You definitely need to watch your head. The whole thing is badly maintained. Once you get... More 

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Land O Lakes, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

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 

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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
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 

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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.

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London
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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)

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London
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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.

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