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This 14th-century church and monastery contains a pharmacy museum and a world-renowned collection of ancient manuscripts.
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Placa 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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+385 20 321 410
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Located next to pile gate and the fountain, the interior of the monastery is extremely tacky but very interesting and well worth a visit. Keep in mind this but is free to enter but if you want to walk around the pharmacy museum and garden...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We chanced upon this place and I am so pleased we did it is utterly stunning inside. Take you time and have a quiet wander around, it will not disappoint.

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful small gem with cloistered garden within the walls. It is a special place for contemplation and peace although a small German tour group arrived and the guide had an incredibly loud voice that echoed through the vaulted ceilings. There are signs...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we had entrance as part of the Dubrovnik card. Beautiful cloister and information about history of this still working monastery. Sobering shell holes in walls from the 1990's war. Very tranquil.

Thank Sais
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only 30k to get in but unfortunately church under renovation so for us there was little of interest to see. In and out within 15 minutes.

Thank SandraDawnC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We purchased Dubrovnik Cards mainly for access to the Wall. It also gives you free entrance to a number of museums and a discount on the cost of the round trip to the Island of Lokrum. This museum is one which is free with the...More

Thank robert e
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this museum which is just inside the old town near Pile gate. You enter by a small alley. There is a lovely cloister and an old Pharmacy as well as a museum with some interesting religious artefacts dating back to the 15th and...More

Thank Bernie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit doesn't take long, but it's a charming and interesting location. The cloister offers a lovely, calm place to relax for a moment in the shade and admire the paintings, architecture and garden. The museum hosts an interesting combination of historical pharmaceutical artifacts and...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice old cloister with double arcaded windows and a lush green garden. The monastery effectively "guards" the Pile Gate entrance to the old town as the Dominican one does at the port entrance. The museum contains some reliquaries, including a silver-plated one to house...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The church is beautiful, and we went a head and paid the money to enter the monastery, but didn’t feel the value was there. You get to walk around the garden and enter one room.

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Response from Miguel C | Reviewed this property |
Just before the entrance to the museum, they have the pharmacy! It still works and its open! Just before the museum entrance, you can't miss it!!
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