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Church of Saint Blaise – Dubrovnik

Church of Saint Blaise - Dubrovnik

Church of Saint Blaise in Dubrovnik Old Town is also known as Crkva Svetog Vlaha. It is a Baroque church built between 1706 and 1714 on the site of a 14th-century Romanesque church damaged in the 1667 earthquake. The church has a wide staircase and terrace that is a popular place to sit and watch the world go by. In the interior of the

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Convent and Church of St Mary’s (Our Lady of Danče)

Convent and Church of St Mary's (Our Lady of Danče)

Situated on about 15 minutes walk from the heart of the Old Town, Convent and Church of St Mary’s is an amazing place that should not be missed if visiting Dubrovnik. Also known as Our Lady of Danče aka Gospa od Danača, the church dates from 1457 and since then it is run by Franciscan Nuns. The church houses two well-known late Gothic and

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The Dubrovnik Cathedral

The Dubrovnik Cathedral

The Dubrovnik Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary was built in 17th century replacing the older cathedral that was destroyed in the earthquake. The cathedral has a lovely interior, with numerous old religious paintings, one of them of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary that is attributed to Titian. The cathedral is free to visit so this is one of the must

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Franciscan Monastery Church Portal

Franciscan Monastery Church Portal

The Portal of Franciscan Monastery’s Church – Although the construction of the Monastery started in 1320 s, the beautiful south portal of the church was made much later, in 1498, by Ragusan sculptors brothers Leonard and Peter Petrović. Sadly, in 1667, due to devastating earthquake, the the original church was completely destroyed and all what was left is this fantastic late Gothic portal and its Pieta

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Franciscan Monastery – Dubrovnik

Franciscan Monastery - Dubrovnik

Franciscan Monastery dominating Stradun, the main promenade in the Old Town Franciscan Church Tower – details More about the Monastery: Church Portal Old Pharmacy Museum Franciscan museum Monastery’s Cloister Colonnade of the cloister Capitals of the columns Location Map of Franciscan Monastery – Dubrovnik: see the location of Franciscan Monastery on the larger map Address:Franjevački Samostan Male braće, Placa 2, 20000 DubrovnikTel :

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St. Saviour Church (Crkva Svetog Spasa) – Dubrovnik

St. Saviour Church (Crkva Svetog Spasa) - Dubrovnik

St. Saviour Church (Crkva Svetog Spasa) was built in 1520 s immediately after the earthquake in Dubrovnik in gratitude that the town had been spared from destruction. It is a single nave building with a Gothic-cross-ribbed vault, considered to be the first comprehensive Renaissance-style building in Dubrovnik,  designed and built by Korcula‘s master builders Brothers Andrijic, who also built Korcula’s Cathedral. The church has survived throughout history to

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