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Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni

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Long Climb

Make sure you bring your camera, extra battery and card because you only want to climb this once... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike H
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Phoenix, Arizona
Amazing views

Superb views of the bay after a climb of roughly a 1000 steps. Bring your camera because you'll get... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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All reviews bring water worth the climb selling water early in the morning take your time old town amazing views san giovanni worth the effort flip flops coming down locals selling euro fee wear good shoes loose rocks watch your step view of the bay
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you bring your camera, extra battery and card because you only want to climb this once and not have to miss the photo because you forgot something.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb views of the bay after a climb of roughly a 1000 steps. Bring your camera because you'll get a great pic.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank christZ268XG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The climb itself isn't too bad and the views are spectacular. There are a few different ways to climb. Entrance fee was €8 which surprised me as a month ago it was only 2. Anyway I paid and off I went. Take water with you,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pixieduststar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must do when in Kotor. Read reviews about the 8 Euro not actually going to the fortress maintenance so we decided to do as @AndeeZee1 instructed.... "We decided to try find the free route and it was very easy to find. Search “ladder of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Perchitti
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Worth every step. If you are athletic, you can easily make your way in less than 30 minutes. Power you way up the hill and take photos on your way down. Sunset is an incredible time to make your way to the top. The light...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AlohaQ
Reviewed 3 November 2018

If you are looking for greats views, this is a special spot , but you must be careful climbing to the castle, steps are not in good conditions and we recommend appropriate shoes

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Georgia j
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Hike. One foot, then another. Push. Ignore the shrieks of last night's rakia. Climb. Not much farther now. I awoke at 6:30am, hailed a cab from my hotel and made it to Kotor Old Town by 7:15. I meandered through the empty courtyards and alleys...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank The_Travel_Jefe
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The view to the old city is great. It was a long way and the stone road can be slippery. We walked up to the Church of Our Lady of Remedy and the view is fantastic. However, I feel that the 8 euro ticket is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This was on a particualry hot day in August, when myself and partner decided to climb here. The price is good and the climb itself is hard work - I'm not sure I've ever sweated so much. The views at the top however are well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank NorwichTraveller1
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Beware of the seemingly never-ending climb up over 1300 steps. There is a turnstile where a man collects the 8 euro entrance fee to the fortress. The church is about a quarter of the way up. The views are spectacular so it is definitely worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lin D
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Response from KirkandMimi | Reviewed this property |
Robert from the Netherlands was a lot faster than us. We hiked up maybe 2/3 of the way, stopping for a lot of photos and to spend time with the cats, and that took us a good 30-40 minutes. We were on a time crunch so we... More
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