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St. Nikola Church, Kotor

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Explore the rich collection of Orthodox icons behind the altar of . The church was built in Serbian-Byzantine style on the grounds of a 19th-century church that was destroyed by fire. Its size, shape, and large octagonal domes make it the most prominent building in town if you're looking down from the fortress walls. You're likely to see believers light candles in front of the iconostasis. The church treasures include more than 150 Greek, Russian, and Serbian icons, as well as clerical vestments, liturgical objects, and other valuables, most of which were gifts from Kotor's notable families. Using our international travel planner, Kotor attractions like St. Nikola Church can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The current church was rebuilt following the old Church being destroyed by fire. Externally it is nothing special, but the interior is something else. particularly the enormous pained panels... 
    The current church was rebuilt following the old Church being destroyed by fire. Externally it is nothing special, but the interior is something else. particularly the enormous pained panels...  more »
  • Not much to see. Small and interesting. Worth a five minute visit but take some sort of guide book or you won't know what you are looking at. 
    Not much to see. Small and interesting. Worth a five minute visit but take some sort of guide book or you won't know what you are looking at.  more »
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  • Nice orthodox church in the old town of Kotor.
  • Small but beautifully decorated Serbian Orthodox Church

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