Kotor Fortress

Kotor Fortress

The fortress of St. John is located at an altitude of 280 meters above sea level. From the observation deck of the fortress, you can see not only Kotor but also the entire Bay of Kotor.

The fortress of St. Ioanna defends the city from the eastern side , a zigzag wall with a thickness of up to 20 meters goes all the way to the fort. More than 38 cannons were installed along the entire length of the wall, which made it possible to defend the city for a long time. An example of an unsuccessful attempt to capture the Ottomans to take the city with the help of 300 ships.

The ascent to the fortress consists of 1400 narrow stone steps, we advise you to plan the ascent to the fortress in the morning, as it will be more difficult to climb in the heat.

 

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