Pima Palace

Pima Palace Kotor
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Pima Palace
Pima Palace Kotor
Pima Palace Kotor
Pima Palace Kotor
Pima Palace Kotor

Pima Palace which was the palace of the noble family Pima, is located on the Flour Square. While walking through the narrow streets of Kotor old town, this palace with its green windows will definitely catch your eye.

Pima Palace was destroyed with 1667 earthquake, the palace was rebuilt after it. Therefore it’s a 17th century palace. For this reason it both has the touches of the Renaissance style like the terrace and the portal of the palace, the stairways and galleries in the backyard, and the Baroque style like the twelve consoles of the upper balcony which were the works of Kotor blacksmiths. Pima family coat of arms is on top of the main portal which is held by two angels is another example of Baroque style of the palace.

Unfortunately Pima Palace was damaged with the 1979 earthquake and reconstructed after it.

Among the very well-known Pima family members, there are the poets Jerome and Bernard Pima and a professor at the University of Padua, Louis Pima.

Today Pima Palace is used as a bar.

There were some other noble families in Kotor who had palaces within the old town of Kotor such as the Duke’s Palace, The Grgurina Palace which is currently the Kotor Maritime Museum, the Drago Palace, the Buca Palace, the Bizanti Palace and the Beskuca Palace.

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