Church of Our Lady of Remedy

Church of Our Lady of Remedy (Health) – Kotor, Montenegro
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Church of Our Lady of Remedy

Church of our Lady of Remedy (Health), Crvka Gospe od Zdravlja was built to honor the Holy Mother by the survivors of the plague in 1518. An early Christian Basilica dating back to the 6th century was found under this church. Church of our Lady of Remedy is located on the 240th metre altitude of the Ladder of Kotor on the way to the St John Fortress. It can only be reached on foot by walking up the stairs with more than 650 steps.

It’s a beautifully preserved small Roman Catholic Church with a fascinating view of the city of Kotor and the Kotor Bay.

Apart from the Kotor Old Town, once you are in Kotor, you have to climb up the Ladder of Kotor to see the St John Fortress and the Church of our Lady of Remedy, which is also known as the Church of our Lady of Health. 

Map of walking directions from Port of Kotor to the Church of our Lady Remedy

From the Port of Kotor to the Church of our Lady Remedy it takes about 15 minutes on foot. From the port head to the south towards the the main gate, Sea Gate. Enter the Kotor Old Town into the Square of Arms and walk towards Doo Galerija Geometry where you turn left from. Walk about 210 metres up to the Kotor old town view point where the Ladder of Kotor starts. After 240 metres you’ll reach the Church of our Lady Remedy.

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