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St. Mark's Church -- Makarska

Address: Main Square, Downtown, Makarska, Croatia
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Ranked #3 of 10 Attractions in Makarska
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Whangarei, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This church dominates Makarska in the central square, inthe heart of the town.We were impressed with the building and wanted to go in as there was such beautiful singing however we simply enjoyed it sitting outside and looked out over the sea.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The best part about this is its a nice area to sit and relax in the Sunshine! Especially if it's windy and you can't enjoy the waterfront this place is blocked by all the tall buildings around it. The church is a typical church! Don't plan your day to visit it because you'll be done with it in minutes!

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Nice location of Church in the main town of Makarska,unfortunately was not open to public whilst we were there.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Situated in the heart of the old town of Makarska, this church looks a bit plain from the outside, but walk in through the door and it is a different story. Even more so when there is a christening taking place.

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Split, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

At the heart of the city, the largest city square is a monument to Andrew DANUBE, (the work of John Rendić), built in 1890s. year. On the north side of the square is closed Kačićev church of Sts. Mark built the 1766th , and behind the church is an old school built in the 19th century with elements of classical... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

The church is OK, but I would not call it a historic monument of any real significance. Some icons are nice, the architecture is average for the period. Worth a brief visit. I like churches generally speaking; this one was your run-of-the-mill place of worship, nothing to gape at.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Very beautiful church, nice scenery (Biokovo mountains), palm trees, sung masses, near the market, ...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Liked the architecture of this church and the little cafes surrounding it and the view of bickovo mountains

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

sunday mass the singing is fantastic the people gather outside and when the bell rings they enter for mass the croatian people have deep voices and when they sing it makes you feel that you have been to mass

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

Makarska is difficult to love. It is full of drunken 18-25 year-olds; terrible bars with cheap cocktails; hoards of spaghetti-and-chips brigade families and tacky market stalls. As a result, any pleasant area was seized upon for photos and a calm sit down. St Mark's Church was, sadly, closed to visitors on the day we were in Makarska. However, the square... More 

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