Attractions

Island in Perast

Gospa od Škrpjela

This iconic island was artificially created (on 22 July 1452, to be precise) around a rock where an image of the Madonna was found; every year on that same day, the locals row over with stones to continue the task. …
Island in Perast

Sveti Djordje

Sveti Djordje, rising from a natural reef, is the smaller of Perast's two islands. It houses a Benedictine monastery shaded by cypresses, and a large cemetery, earning it the local nickname 'Island of the Dead'. Leg…
Church in Perast

St Nicholas’ Church

This large church has never been completed, and given that it was commenced in the 17th century and the bay’s Catholic community has declined markedly since then, one suspects it never will be. Its treasury contains…
Museum in Perast

Perast Museum

The Bujović Palace, dating from 1694, has been lovingly preserved and converted into a museum showcasing the town’s proud seafaring history. It’s worth visiting for the building alone and for the wondrous photo oppo…