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Address: Placa 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
Phone Number: 385 20 321 410
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This 14th-century church and monastery contains a pharmacy museum and a...

This 14th-century church and monastery contains a pharmacy museum and a world-renowned collection of ancient manuscripts.

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Hard to believe this quiet, peaceful site is in the middle of Dubrovnik. The "Monastery" (built in the 1300s) consists of a monastery, a church, a library and a pharmacy... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hard to believe this quiet, peaceful site is in the middle of Dubrovnik. The "Monastery" (built in the 1300s) consists of a monastery, a church, a library and a pharmacy. Architecturally delightful, the colonnades, arches, vaults, etc ... transport you to the 13th century. The church was destroyed in the 1667 earthquake and rebuilt to what you see today. Well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The was our first stop in Dubrovnik and I'm glad we did it. It was so nice and peaceful to get away from the crowds that were building up. It was quiet in the courtyard you could take time out of the day and sit and relax. The museum inside was nice too. They even preserved a mortar hits in... More 

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Kodaikanal, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A lovely sanctuary in the heart of the walled city, the Monastery houses relics of sacred value to the Catholic worshippers. Exquisitely maintained and a peaceful place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely worth a visit. The cloisters and the garden are very well maintained and beautiful artwork on the arches. Game of Thrones fans will appreciate the area as its used to film scenes for the series. As well as the building itself there is a fascinating display of religious and academic memorabilia from 10th to 19th centuries.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Franciscan Monastery on a recent Adriatic cruise that visited Dubrovnik. The architecture was amazing. We purchased the Dubrovnik Card and this was included as part of the card. It's definitely worth a stop!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and wifey sent some hour there during a Rain storm. Very tranquil and nice together with nice paintings made it worth it

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The art and architecture amazing in this Monastery. Was amazed by the sculptures and the art so beautiful

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Helsinki, Finland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Why pay to visit a place that you can't take photos of (or add to your holiday video)? It is also quite small. Peaceful, yes, but not worth your time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It all depends if you have time to spare or rather want to concentrate on the main things in town. If you have an hour to spare then use it for the monastery. It is a nice quiet place away from the huge crowds and can give you time to enjoy and rest a bit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cloisters alone are worth a visit. One of the few places undamaged by the 1667 earthquake, you are walking the original construction from the early 14th century - though it wasn't actually finished until the 15th. The architecture is a rather unusual mix of Romanesque and Gothic, but it works and this is one of the few places in... More 

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