Travel and Holidays – Montenegro – Monastery of St. Francis with medieval cemetery, Kotor

The monastery complex form the foundation of the church Sv. Francis, the Chapel of St.. Catherine monastery building, 137 tombs and the foundations of the surrounding wall with towers and the remains of defensive buildings from the Venetian period. CHURCH OF ST. Francis was raised queen Jelena, wife of King Uros I, and it is also the only identified the Franciscan Monastery of its three endowments which are known from the literature. Was demolished by order of the Venetian government to the threat of Turkish attack in 1657. Was. The special value of this site are tombstones with inscriptions and coats of arms of Kotor notable medieval families and artisans, providing valuable data for the study of the history of Kotor .

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