Articles tagged 'Saint Blaise'

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

Read more » Church of Saint Blaise – Dubrovnik

Feast of St Blaise – Dubrovnik

Feast of St Blaise - Dubrovnik

Feast of St Blaise (Festa svetog Vlaha)  is held in Dubrovnik every year on February 3. The festival begins day before, on February 2 on the day of the Candlemas that commemorates the purification of Virgin Mary, 40 days after the birth of her son Jesus. It include the release of white doves in front of the Church of St Blaise and the

Read more » Feast of St Blaise – Dubrovnik

Statue of Sveti Vlaho at Lovrjenac

Statue of Sveti Vlaho at Lovrjenac

Above the main entrance of St. Lawrence Fortress (Lovrjenac tower) is a large statue of Sveti Vlaho (Saint Blaise), who is the patron saint of Dubrovnik. The statue is the work of Ivan Meštrović.

Read more » Statue of Sveti Vlaho at Lovrjenac

Latest in Dubrovnik Travel Forum

  • Ancona to Dubrovnik by ferry
  • Car ferry Hvar to Dubrovnik
  • Return visit to Sobra (Mljet) from Dubrovnik Airport
  • Excursions or recommended day trips from Mljet