Duke’s Palace (Kotor-Montenegro)
The Duke’s palace was built in the 18th century and it represents the eastern part of the Old town Kotor. Sometimes, long time ago, important Venetian politicians and citizens gathered here, and the building also served for various military purposes. It is one of the most important monuments of architecture in Kotor, and the decorative elements are most emphasized by the renaissance consoles that adhere to the balcony. The Duke’s palace is located on the Square of the Arm,s right next to the main entrance Sea gate in the old core of Kotor. There are numerous cafés in front of the Palace where You can find refreshment.
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This is a great place to start sightseeing of Old town Kotor. The most interesting attractions in the Old town are (the Rabbit made a plan for You, just follow the numbers):
1. The main entrance door to the Old town – the Doorway, GPS: 42.424783, 018.769727 (42°25’29.2″N, 018°46’11.0″E)
2. The Square of the Arms with the Town Clock and the Knyaz’s Palace, GPS: 42.425035, 018.769805 (42°25’30.1″N, 018°46’11.3″E)
3. The Church of St Nicholas, the Temple of St Luke, GPS: 42.425680, 018.770922 (42°25’32.5″N, 018°46’15.3″E)
4. The Maritime Museum, GPS: 42.425033, 018.771315 (42°25’30.1″N, 018°46’16.7″E)
5. The Cathedral of St Tripun, GPS: 42.424146, 018.771376 (42°25’26.9″N, 018°46’17.0″E)
You need about 1:30 hour to visit above listed attractions.
The inescapable part of the tour is the City Walls
1st Entrance: 42.425721, 018.772790 (42°25’32.6″N, 018°46’22.0″E)
2nd Entrance: 42.423758, 018.771651 (42°25’25.5″N, 018°46’17.9″E)
Halfway to the top You will see the church of Our Lady of Health, GPS: 42.424253, 018.773222 (42°25’27.3″N, 018°46’23.6″E). On the top of the wall is a medieval fortification, GPS: 42.422096, 018.774610 (42°25’19.6″N, 018°46’28.6″E). It awaits You with a beautiful view of the old core. You need about 55-minute walk to reach the top.
Square of the Arms, Old town, Kotor 85330, Montenegro
42.425067, 018.769631 (42°25’30.2″N, 018°46’10.7″E)
You can’t enter
GPS Coordinates: 42.425067, 018.769631 (42°25’30.2″N, 018°46’10.7″E)
The Duke’s palace is located in the Old town Kotor at the Square of the Arms, around 50m from the main Sea Gate.
Address: Square of the Arms, Old town, Kotor 85330, Montenegro
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do starog kotorskog grada i ostavite kod glavnih ulaznih vrata, Vrata od Mora. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas da uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please, can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema Kneževoj palači koja se nalazi u starom kotorskom gradu na Trgu od oružja (pored gradskog sata), od glavnih ulaznih Vrata od Mora udaljena je oko 50 metara. Hvala!
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