The Flour Square got its name after flour that used to be sold only on this sqaure. Today, there are two palaces in this small square, the Pima Palace and the Buca Palace, restaurants, bakeries even (today the square always smells like freshly baked pastries), the first grammar school in Kotor from the 13th century, which houses the Faculty of Tourismbas well as the city gallery.
The Salad Square, or as the locals call it Scala Santa (the name of the restaurant on the square), is located right next to the St. Tryphon's Cathedral. On this square, only lettuce used to be sold. Today, this square is a place rarely visited by tourists, because it is harder to find, which makes it a perfect place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. There are two small restaurants with delicious food on the square, one small palace and one small shop and an old city fountain. This small square leads to the exit from the city, more precisely to the Gurdica Gate, which is one of the three exits or entrances to the city of Kotor. If one wants to enjoy good wine, nice music, between romantic Kotor palaces and houses, Salad Square is the perfect place to do so, especially in the evening.
Author of the text:
Marijana Niković licensed tourist guide for Montenegro.
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