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Address: Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Take a stroll along the waterfront path and you'll likely come across the Franciscan Monastery. This monastery is known for it's painting of the Last Supper which covers the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a stroll along the waterfront path and you'll likely come across the Franciscan Monastery. This monastery is known for it's painting of the Last Supper which covers the entire wall and is hanging at an angle to keep the paint from fading. In the monastery garden is a 300 year old cypress tree. The museum features paintings, drawings, old... More 

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Oxford, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

There is an oldish quadrangle you can walk about before coming to the door of the abbey church. The outside quadrangle ( open to the sky) is often used for open air concerts and access to the inside of the Abbey Church is free but its very small which is odd as it looks bigger from the outside. A few... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Just a short walk from the center of town and the marina. A beautiful church, it's definitely worth a visit.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

A nice place to visit if you have the time. The best part about the monastery is the picture of the Last Supper painted on the wall in the "dining hall". It was painted by a man who the monks nursed back to health. He had no money to repay them so he painted this painting with the monks faces... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Lovely monastery, worth visiting for an hour or so. Beautiful small chapel, imposing painting of the Last Supper, lovely small garden with a very old (and large) cypress.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Take a stroll around the main harbour to this monastery to while away a good hour or more. Not likely to keep children amused. Museum worth a visit. Great architecture.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

It is old, beautiful monastery in which are still served mass. Next to the church is lovely little museum worth of visiting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Well worth a visit and probably best for adults with interests in architecture and religious art. This place is quiet and offers some good oil paintings, religious artifacts from the 17 century (Venetian) as well as secular objects (amphoras and maritime artificats) from earlier times. Like many other church buildings, much of the art is open to the air and... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I love old structures, the architecture was just beautiful! To have the chance to view some of the findings that they had collected along the way were very interesting from kuna paper money... Lipa coins, the paintings of Mary and Jesus from every century!

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

A calm place, an old monastery near to very vivid beache and centre of Hvar. Fine for visits for small groups and individuals. Garden with trees and stone table is a must.

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