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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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Small museum with some quirky displays

The Friars minor Franciscan monastery museum, also referred to as the small Friars pharmacy is located off to the side of the chuch and almost opposite the "drinking fountain... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Friars minor Franciscan monastery museum, also referred to as the small Friars pharmacy is located off to the side of the chuch and almost opposite the "drinking fountain" which is the far end of the Placa (Stradim) away from the boat harbour. It's only a small museum but a pleasant break from the crowds in the old city. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not huge so you only need to set a short 45 mins aside to have a look around. Aside from the buildings themselves there are displays of religious artefacts and paintings which are worth seeing. The Church itself is very beautiful.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While we did enjoy viewing the few spaces in this monastery we found that there really was not enough to see. We hoped to see some more rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are not religious people so were pleasantly surprised with our visit. It's a total contrast to the hustle and bustle of the streets outside not to mention significantly cooler. The artwork is captivating and the sculpturing intriguing. Made me think about loved ones past and present so 30 mins of my day well spent.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tucked away just after the entrance to the Stradun at Pile gate entrance this quiet haven is a welcome respite. Not much to see but worth a look. Nice for photographers. Cool and green courtyard. Small entrance fee.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible surprise when entering the church due to its outward appearance . It is extremely large and very rich church . It's free entry . Inside the church there is a grave of Ivan Gundulić , Dubrovnik's famous writer . The monastery cloister is the work of Mihoje Brajkov of Bar and the Late Romantic style is one of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You don't need to spend long here but it's definitely worth a visit. The courtyard is really pretty and the monastery is interesting

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located off Stadn by the main water fountain. Myself and a friend visited using our Dubrovnik Day Card late afternoon in August. Pros: -Excellent architecture. -Peaceful open courtyard - there were plants, trees and birds singing. -Small shop selling guidebooks and postcards. -A display of old pharmaceutical items. Cons: -Additional information boards would be useful. Notes: -It is free to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's the Museum with it's cloisters, pharmacy and artifacts as well as the church, that you should visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only 30 kn in entrance, seems reasonable. Monastary is small so don't expect too much but I found it peaceful. Pharmacy "museum" is just 1 wall of old pharmacy equipment.

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