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Oldest church in Budva

This church and surrounds is quite beautiful, the adjoining walls have fallen down giving excellent... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
JnVSydney
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Sydney
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It is located in the real heart of an Old city,full of tourists with cameras. I have seen many... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Tamara P
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Montenegro
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20 Dec 2017
“Oldest church in Budva”
2 weeks ago
“Mostly closed, mostly”
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One of the oldest pre-Romanesque buildings in Montenegro, it was built in the 9th century. According to legend, it was erected by Benedictine monks, who gifted the Christians of Budva an icon of the Virgin.
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Stari Grad bb, Budva, Budva Municipality, Montenegro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior is nice to look at and get a couple of pictures. There’s one too many tourists around here and the church is apparently closed most of the time. So like us then, you probably won’t see the interior.

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Beautiful church, now there is an art gallery inside of it. Also, In front of this church is one of the sites where the festival "Grad theater" takes place during the summer. Very peaceful and quiet place which makes the Old Town of Budva prettier.

Thank velletiger
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This church and surrounds is quite beautiful, the adjoining walls have fallen down giving excellent views out to sea. now used as an art centre, still maintains its beauty.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It is located in the real heart of an Old city,full of tourists with cameras. I have seen many interesting cultural events there, jazz concerts and concerts of classical music in front of the church on the plateau, and in the church there are permanent...More

Thank Tamara P
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This place has one of the best views in the town. There is a tax to enter the Citadel, but it`s not high.

Thank Monica G
Reviewed 10 October 2016

The church is no longer used as a church but now houses an art gallery but the item of real interest is the excellent marine motif Roman mosaic now located inside the building. The ceiling of the church is also interesting due to its construction...More

Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The church building houses a very big Roman mosaic piece showing Dolphins and a large dragon. There are contemporary art hanging on the walls.

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 9 April 2016

The church is located in the south west part of the old town of Budva next to the city walls and was founded by the Benedictines in 840 but had been rebuilt several times because of earthquakes.The Benedictines handed the monastery over to the Frnaciscans...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2015

Church is very small and difficult to find, but its atmospheric and historical place. Also you could see it from citadel walls.

Thank Kviten9
Reviewed 11 April 2015

This old church is located at the seaside of Budva old city. Could not enter while there, but seemed old and quite picturesque.

Thank BPwayfarer
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