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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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There are three parts to this attraction ; cloister, museum, and church. The cloister is delightful. It's cool, peaceful, and original. There are wonderfully individual carved... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2015
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Zoetermeer, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The monastery’s church dominates the Northern side of the main street near the Pile Gate. Its façade is rather plain, except for the beautiful portal closest to the bell tower. I did not find the interior very exceptional either. If you go up the steps, where it says museum, you will find the beautiful Romanesque cloister. From this, even the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Really nice monastery. Worth visiting. We had really nice local guide and we heard some really interesting historical data.

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Northern Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

There are three parts to this attraction ; cloister, museum, and church. The cloister is delightful. It's cool, peaceful, and original. There are wonderfully individual carved heads on each column. The church was badly lit and hot during our visit, but is magnificent in that mad baroque way. The little museum is lovely too, and contains many treasures, old church... More 

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Berkshire UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

This is located just inside the main entrance to the old city on the left hand side (adjacent to the entrance to the city wall walk). It’s lovely and tranquil inside, has a very old pharmacy and there’s also a small garden inside too. The entrance fee also includes access to the church next door as well. Worth a visit.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

It seems that they often have the Synony Orchestra playing here some of the nights. We were luck to catch the Bristol Chior with the Dubrivnik Orchestra playing together inside the church on night. Seat price was only 100 kn good value. U really don't need to pay for the prices seats of 200kn as it quite small inside and... More 

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Thank Rosedwards
United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

I think we were lucky to visit in October as it was quiet - I can't imagine sharing the visit with big groups. Gothic pillars and a tranquil garden make it a haven from the city.

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Thank vampireweekend
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

A magnificent building illustrating the wealth and importance of Dubrovnik over the ages. Its interesting when visiting the churches and chapels to compare the differences between the Roman Catholic and the Orthodox settings.

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

During our time in Dubrovnik, we took the time to visit the Franciscan Monastery which has a peaceful cloister. There are 60 Romanesque-Gothic double pillars; all are different. During the 1991-1992 siege there was some damage to the 19th century frescoes along the tops of the walls that depict the life of St. Francis. He supposedly visited Dubrovnik in the... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We enjoyed the Monastery, despite the waves of loud and massive tour groups disturbing the tranquillity and peacefulness of the cloister, garden and church next door. It's a shame that there isn't more information about the murals and history of the building available - we had to rely on our guide book.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

this is a very peaceful monastery. Has a beautiful courtyard and a museum. You can see pictures in an album of the destruction of the war, so you can see how they have rebuilt the area.

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