Although the tiny church is not all overly accessorized the icons are well loved by local faithful. It doesn't take much time, but is sure is worth it.
As you wander around Kotor, you will come across this small church with open doors for you to go in and enjoy. It's a nice little church which only take you a few moments to walk around and enjoy but worth the view. We were not hassled and did not feel like we were intruding like you do in some... 更多
St. Nikola Church is steeped in atmosphere. Staff was on hand to welcome visitors and to burn incense in front of various Icons and relics. Candles were blazing and the clouds of incense filled the vaulted space. This church was built in 1902 and replaces an earlier Serbian Orthodox Church which stood on the same spot and was destroyed by... 更多
An Orthodox church in the middle of this quaint town in St. Luke's square. It is named after St. Nicholas and supposedly, there is a bone chip of St. Nicholas enshrined here. Quite different in appearance from the other churches in the town. Note that there are no pews, but rather a lot of walking around room.
We were intrigued into this church by the soothing soft chanting wafting out of a side door, along with an exotic incense. We were welcomed warmly, and offered a seat, no charge, just welcome to soak in the atmosphere and absorb some holiness. People came and went, lighting candles or just crossing themselves, praying briefly and departing. It was a... 更多
After visiting the little church of St. Luke next door, we went into St. Nikola church for a quick stop. The exterior has a nice look to it, but the interior is very barren. There are four massive paintings of the Evanglists, a joint gift from a Russian delegation (?), but otherwise the walls are fairly devoid of art. There... 更多