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Address: Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia

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For architecture lovers. Stairs lead you to the wonderful view, (recommended in the evening). Inside is really nice. there is a museum, too. Calm and peaceful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

For architecture lovers. Stairs lead you to the wonderful view, (recommended in the evening). Inside is really nice. there is a museum, too. Calm and peaceful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

There are a ton of things to do in Hvar so don't spend much time here. Some of the paintings are priceless.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Worth the visit . The painting of the lLast Supper " extends the whole wall -impressive art . Also a lovely 500 year old cypress tree that gives excellent shade

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

A monastery by the beach. You will pass by several times but don't lose too much time in here, cause you are not in Hvar for this but for the sun and beach that is in front of this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Located on the majestic coastal plane just south of Old Town Hvar, the Franciscan Monastery and the monastery Church of Our Lady of Charity is a serene medieval oasis of beauty and tranquility in a lively small community. Dating from 1461, the building is remarkable survival of a much earlier age almost surrounded by the sea, which is held off... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

the fees to enter all the church museums provide entry to more than just church artifacts. many contain beautiful works of art: paintings, sculpture, shipwreck bounty,etc. Third best thing to do besides eating and boating.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The building has a mural and a museum. If you can visit during a concert that is a neat way to see the building. There are summer concerts here, look for the posters, not expensive, our admission was 75 kuna for a great piano concert.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a small museum located in a Franciscan monastery. As we walked to it, we saw "monuments" referring to the 12 steps of the cross. The paintings are as old as the 14th century, and as recent as the 21st, especially wood sculptures by a contemporary Croatian artist. All works have to do with Christ, the "holy mother" and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Interesting Franciscan monastery. .We quite well preserved and presented. Amazing white cypress tree in grounds. Little museum was a mixture of ancient and modern art. Lovely little beach underneath. .we were sorry we didn't have our bathing gear that day. It looked very inviting. Crystal clear waters Good view of island that was once a women's prison..swimming distance away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Best tree we've ever seen. Walk through the monastery, which is charming and functioning, through to the somewhat dilapidated courtyard to see this 500-year old cypress. A short walk from city center.

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Address: Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Hvar Island  >  Hvar

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