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Excursion Kotor - Perast
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The bus ride to Kotor - town under UNESCO protection.
Round trip of the Old town of Kotor, surrounded by several-kilometers long walls, with many impressive buildings. The most known is Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, built in the Romanesque style, in the mid-twelfth century on the remains of the old church from the ninth century.
In the XIV century Kotor had its own pharmacy and doctors, goldsmiths, blacksmiths for weapons and coins, a library, classical education, communal organization of the town and the Statute.
After visiting Kotor, trips continues with a boat ride to the island Lady of the Rocks (Gospa od Škrpjela) - an artificial island constructed on a rock, on which local people have built up the island from the depths of the sea. From 1630. there is a church and nowadays has a huge collection of silver coins and plates with relief that shows the development of maritime activities in Boka kotorska.
Near the island Lady of the Rocks, is St. George, an island surrounded by stone walls, and concealed from view by tall cypress tree tops with the church from the seventeenth century.
On the opposite side of the islands, at the foot of Mount St. Elias is a small town called Perast. Perast got a name from the Illyrian tribe Pirusta, which had turbulent history. In the city have been found remains from Neolithic culture (3500 year. BC). This small baroque city had its coultural peak in the 17th and 18th centurie. It is known as a birthplace of many sailors and for large number of old palaces more than 400 years old.