Church of Our Lady of Remedy

Kotor, Montenegro

The Church of Our Lady of Remedy is perched on the slope of the St. John Mountain. It dates from 1518. The church can only be reached on foot: the rocks and the stairs that lead to the structures on the slope make this church a difficult and time-consuming place to reach. Nevertheless, many tourists and local citizens visit this church daily. It can be seen from a long distance.

The oldest known building in Montenegro, dating from the 6th century, based on archaeological evidence has been found under the Church of Our Lady of Remedy. An early Christian basilica, it is located close to the main city gate in the Old Town of Kotor.


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Founded: 1518
Category: Religious sites in Montenegro

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Whitney Wimer (2 years ago)
This was a great hike! The views were spectacular. We didnt have enough time to hike all the way to the fortress but I dont feel like I missed anything.
S v (3 years ago)
Highly recommend taking the hike. make sure you go through the back because it's free, more fun and beautiful. Also more of a challenge
Pat L (3 years ago)
The views from this church as as good as the rest from the Fortress and the top. You could save your self the walk if you are not up to walking all the way to the top, you are not missing much. This church is so small and lovely, without the over-the-top decorations of most larger churches. This feel more genuine and loved.
Caitlin Ripley (3 years ago)
Stunning orthodox church that marks the cover of the latest Lonely Planet guide for Montenegro. The inside is decorated with stunning murals of saints and outside they sell much needed water for those making the further climb to the fortress above. Beautiful views and site of an annual local pilgrimage.
Carlos Guzman (3 years ago)
This was our turn around point. The kids just didn't want to continue uphill to the castle. It is a beautiful chapel to say a prayer.
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