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Church of St. Luke

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Address: Trg Sv. Luke, Stari grad, Kotor Municipality, Montenegro
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Quaint small hotel

A small church found when you walk around Kotor, it isn't worth a visit for itself but worth checking out if you intend to enjoy a walk around the city.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 December 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are so many churches in old town, we enjoyed the ones we visited. St Luke had a something special.

Thank ruthandvern
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

A small church found when you walk around Kotor, it isn't worth a visit for itself but worth checking out if you intend to enjoy a walk around the city.

Thank ghockley1981
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The church of St. Lucas is absolutely charming, and was probably my favorite church in town. The very small twelfth century church is predominantly Romanesque in design, but there are Byzantine elements as well. The tiny church contains two altars and the floor is paved with the tombstones of prominent citizens of yesteryear's Kotor. An 18th century side chapel dedicated... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Take a quick look inside this unique looking church. Quite a lot of churches in this beautiful little town. Setting is magnificent with the fjords just behind. Beautiful old buildings all around.

Thank OntarioTravel3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We poked our heads in to see this tiny church, to be welcomed by a friar gesturing us to come inside. He continued reading his newspaper as we soaked in some sanctity. I found a selection of very beautiful silver crosses here, at reasonable prices, and bought one for a grandson who is reaching a responsible age. This little church... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

St. Luke (St. Luka) was built in Kotor in 1195 when the population was almost all Croatian Catholic. The interior of the church including its frescoes, altar and furnishings conform to the Catholic rite. When a large number of Orthodox Serbs came to Kotor, the Venetian overlords gave this church to them including a new altar and icons to serve... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Nice little church. Well worth a very quick look if visiting this city of Kotor. Nice smells and interesting photos of the building.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a great atmosphere inside this house of worship. The mournful sounds of the chanting in the background create a surreal atmosphere. It is an active place of worship and should be treated as such but is well worth a short visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

St Luke is a small church in the square by the same name it started life as a Catholic church and now is orthodox built in 1195. The church is still a working with marriages and baptisms in the floor of the church contains panels of Kotor's citizens well worth a look.

Thank Lee S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

St. Luke is a sweet little church. Don't let the larger church right next door overshadow it, make sure to just stop by real quick. There are two altars, which makes for an interesting church layout. The priest, although his English is limited is very accommodating and will open the relic case to let you venerate if you're Orthodox.

Thank Matthew M

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