The church with the paintings covering its walls and ceiling is the museum itself, but there's also separate part in it where you can see various exhibits found in this area. Probably the most famous and valuable exhibit here is the embroidery work done by Jacinta Kunic-Mijovic in 1828. She used silk and her own hair to make the icon of Our Lady.more
The present Church of Our Lady of the Rocks was built in 1630 on the place of an old chapel built in 1452. The church was enlarged in 1722.Inside the church you can see the marble shrine with the 15th-century icon of Our Lady of the Rocks by Lovro Dobricevic from Kotor. The shrine was done by Antonio Capelano from Genoa in 1796.The church also...more
Gospa od Skrpjela (church of Our Lady of the Rock), is actually a man-made island that took hundreds of years to complete. It is said that in 1452 an icon was found by fishermen from Perast on a rock in the Bay of Kotor. The icon began performing miracles, and they vowed to build a church dedicated to the icon on the spot it was found.When sailors...more
just beside the church where you can see many things donated and related to the island. Among them this Jesus in the stone ... There are paintings, old stones etc.Even one work of one woman who was makeing a embroidery while waiting for her husbant to come back from the sea. She used silk and her own HAIR to do so. It took her arround 20 years to...more
There is world's biggest collectio of this kind of plates . There are arround 3 000 golden and silver plates in this church. Every time a sailor was in trouble at the sea and when parayed to Lady of the Rocks , he wpould order silver or golden plate for the curch and donated it there.more
or Lady of the Rocks is a little island near Perast in Kotor- Risan Bay . The story says that two sailors were saved on a small rock and they have found the icon of Virgin Marry there, so thankfull for their life they decided to make an island there and build a church. So it took 200 years to make an artificial isnad and first original church was...more
In Perast there is a beach cafe caleld Pirat where you can find a guy with a boat who will take you to the island for 2 euros per person, whenever you want. The ride is about 10 minutes.
There are other options to take a whole day boat trip from Igalo for 10 euros and visit Kotor, Perast , Gospa od Skrpjela...