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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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I recommend the visit for the pharmacy. It was very interesting to see how these monks have healed through the years.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
mkennedy38
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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Morehead City, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I recommend the visit for the pharmacy. It was very interesting to see how these monks have healed through the years.

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Krakow, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great way to escape the heat of the day, but not much information. We went because it was included in our pass, otherwise we would have regretted buying a ticket. Still, if you love old buildings, it may be fun for you.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would buy recommend this one. You'll be out in like five minutes. The museum gives no information. And for the monastery you can only walk around the courtyard which take you one minute.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to visit and learn about how the monastery protected citizen of the city. Another place to visit is the ancient Pharmacy at the Monastery that sells special products.

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I never would've guessed one of the oldest pharmacies in the world would be in Dubrovnik! The monastery has some great pieces and religious artifacts to check out and it's a great way to take a break from the crowds of old town. It's would a drop in.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning church (free) and the cloisters for which you pay are lovely. Peaceful provided there are no cruise ships in town! Good old pharmacy museum.

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Holiday, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The attraction here is the pharmacy within the herbal context of the Middle Ages. Here you will also find a collection of incunabula, hand-written books created in Europe before the discovery of the printing press with moveable type. The cloister with its twin columns is of particular interest inasmuch as each of their capitals exhibit different subjects.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cloisters is the highlight being mid 14 century & quite a beautiful structure Museum is small & a bit quirky

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Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a pretty setting, gardens and you can imagine the monks wandering round. You can see the steeple from thete.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Monastery is situated at entrance of a pile gate just to the left On entry you will see a working pharmacy that has been there from the beginning. There is a small fee at the Entry into the monastery. There are figures of saints above the door. Franciscan cloister is one of the most valuable late Romanesque creations on... More 

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