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Address: Upper Town (Gornji grad), Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Beautiful church

Visited this church during my stay. It's right next to a school(not sure it's elementary or secondary) go check it out, all church in Zagred are free

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 10, 2016
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

I read varying reports on whether or not this church was open to the public, or if you were only allowed in during mass hours. We took a chance on a random Saturday morning and found the doors wide open and tour groups streaming in and out. It's unlike anything I've ever seen. SO MUCH PINK! But beautiful. Try to... More 

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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

I heard everyone gets married here... its so pretty and its worth seeing... Go while you are checking out the rest of upper town. the stone gate and Trilogie restaurant . yum! need reservations or go to the bar.. so fun

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Every time I've been to the Church of St. Catherine, its doors have been closed tighter than a drum, so it's anyone's guess what the interior is like. However, what has been open each time is the adjacent viewing area towards the rear part of the church. From this part of Gradec, it's possible to get some quite nice views... More 

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Kenmore, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

This small unassuming Jesuit Church is usually closed to daily visitors, but we were lucky to be there on Sunday morning immediately after service. The interior is lovely, done in hues of pink stucco Baroque period.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

I have been to many churches around Europe... this did not disappoint! It is a quiet.peaceful church.. It is a must see while in the Zagreb

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Summerfield, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

I made a special trip to visit St Catherine's only to discover locked doors. Apparently, many churches in Zagreb are open only during services because, according to one guide, the city leaders do not want their churches to become tourist sites.

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016

Visited this church during my stay. It's right next to a school(not sure it's elementary or secondary) go check it out, all church in Zagred are free

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

A most fascinating Baroque church built by the Jesuits & next to the monastery is situated in the Upper Town. We were lucky to find that the church was open as we were passing through Jezuitski Trg, The exterior is simple & quite plain but the interior has a highly decorated pink & white ceiling & walls.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

I wasn't expecting such a beautiful church. Plain outside but spectacular inside...very ornate.I highly recommend you check this church out.

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Grand Bend, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

The exterior of the Church of St. Catherine isn't particularly noteworthy, and it would be easy enough to pass by, especially since it seems very difficult to get inside. If you do manage that rather tricky feat, you are in for a pleasant surprise.

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