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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

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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

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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.

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