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Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Montenegro
In the Middle Ages, this natural harbour on the Adriatic coast in Montenegro was an important artistic and commercial centre with its own famous schools of masonry and iconography. A large number of the monuments (including four Romanesque churches and the town walls) were seriously damaged by the 1979 earthquake but the town has been restored, largely with UNESCO's help. [More Details]
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Kotor", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.