Stop by the entrance to the old town and appreciate Sea Gate, a monument to the city's rich history. Built in the 16th century under Venetian rule, the gate combines Renaissance and Baroque elements. Take notice of Venice's symbol, the winged lion of St. Mark, adorning the front, as well as the plaque that carries the date of the city's liberation from Axis powers. Take a break on a nearby bench and observe the crowds entering and leaving the old town. Work out when and for how long to visit Sea Gate and other Kotor attractions using our handy Kotor tour itinerary builder app.
Create an itinerary including Sea Gate
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Sea Gate Reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.0
149 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • This is the main entrance to the town and was constructed in 1555 (under Venetian rule). On the right hand side of the gate the winged lion of St Mark (the symbol of Venice) is displayed (you will.....  more »
  • Best place to go into the city. On occasion during heavy rain, wind and waves it can be flooded and they put up elevated walkways to enter. Most of the rest of the city will not be flooded Easy...  more »
Google
  • Lovely old historic town situated between the mountain and the sea. Was very busy (august 2018) when I visited. The town was clean and the people were friendly. I didn't walk the old wall (it was too hot) but the view overlooking the old town must be amazing 😀
  • This will usually be the entrance point to the Old town of Kotor as the name suggests it is the gate facing the marina where the cruise ships berth and has a tourist information point right beside it which gives out free maps , the gate itself is embedded in the massive city walls and is wide enough for a cart of goods from the trading ships of yore.

Plan your trip to Kotor

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Kotor

See all ›
4.8
Duration: 3 hours
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
4.4
Duration: 1 hour
5.0
Duration: 2 hours

Historic Sites in Kotor

See all ›
4.7
Duration: 3h 30 min
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
4.5
Duration: 2 hours

Tours in Kotor

See all ›
4.9
Duration: 4 hours
4.9
Duration: 3 hours
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours

Side trips from Kotor

4.5
Duration: 2 hours
4.6
Duration: 30 minutes
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
4.0
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Kotor

5.0
Duration: 4 hours
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
4.8
Duration: 4h 30 min

Nearby attractions in Kotor

4.9
Duration: 4 hours
4.9
Duration: 6 hours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours