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Address: Castropola, Pula, Croatia
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Nice church

Really nice church to visit when in Pula if you want to do some historical sightseeing. It is hard to find though and a bit hidden don't hesitate to ask for directions from a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Really nice church to visit when in Pula if you want to do some historical sightseeing. It is hard to find though and a bit hidden don't hesitate to ask for directions from a local. Everyone in Pula was so friendly and helpful throughout our stay that it is not a problem to ask for help.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is up a hill from the main square and there is not a lot to see. I went on a Sunday and not surprisingly the Church seemed reasonably well attended so not ideal for any flash photographs. The church is not hugely ornate and the Monastery is presumably still used.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A very nice and interesting church situated in the centre of Pula. Location is very close to the town hall, temple of august etc and its worth a visit.

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Roztoky, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

a calm and spiritual place in the middle of a living city, hidden in a small street right in the city centre. you have to search a little bit. you can enter inside both the churh and the monastery courtyard.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Lovely church and monastery. Went there to make a guest appearence with my choir during a mass. Full house and a nice mass with lots of music and friendliness.

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We were technically lost and so wondering around the streets in Pula. we found this church by accident as we thought it was in another location (bad map-reading skills) and it was worth the discovery. it's full of histroy and such a delightful sight

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Padua, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Beautiful church up the hill a bit. Its a church of historic significance so worth a look . We looked at the outside and admired the rustic exterior then found peace in the interior . Some interesting icons and art inside.

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Great Dunmow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Nothing special, did not enter monastery, but interesting architecture outside. Time to catch your breath before continuing up to top of Pula.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

What a beautiful place this was - we were so happy to have found it. It had a very peaceful and calming atmosphere. It was lovely.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Beautiful architecture when viewed from outside. Didn't go inside as there was a mass being held. I hope to come back again to see the interior.

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