Church of Santa Maria in Punta

Budva, Montenegro

Santa Maria in Punta is one of the oldest pre-Romanic churches in the Montenegro coastal region. According to the preserved written record, this church was established by the Benedictines in 840 AD as their cloister and this was later taken over by the Franciscans. The oldest school in Budva was located in this Monastery. A large number of old tombs have been found in the church. For a period of time, it was the home to an archaeological collection of artefacts discovered in a necropolis in Budva, but the church is currently used for art exhibitions and concerts of classical music.

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Budva, Montenegro
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Founded: 840 AD
Category: Religious sites in Montenegro

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Tomasz Świstak (11 months ago)
Najładniejszy kościół w Budvie - obecnie galeria sztuki. Warto wejść i podziwiać budynek, który tchnie historią.
Лав Григоров (12 months ago)
I give 5 stars for the church, and 0 for the "art" exhibition in it. They put a picture with two naked women on the altar of the church! How are you not ashamed? Is nothing sacred to you? No church deserves this, Catholic, Orthodox or whatever. which other.
Josipa Basic (17 months ago)
Interesting location of the church, just on the beach pays attention with its beauty?
Dóri (2 years ago)
Old sweet little church in the middle of the old town.
Turhan Uluar (3 years ago)
Budvada eski bir tarihi kilise mutlaka görün.
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