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Church and former cemetery turned into a park

The Church of Gospe van Grada (a.k.a. Church of our Lady Outside the Walls, because it was outside... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2019
Carol A S
Marietta, Georgia
"Pleasant Visit"

This beautiful church sits near the centre of the park. Inside is stunning,beautiful carved ceiling... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
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The church of "Gospe van grada" (''Our Lady Out of Town'') was erected on the site of the medieval cemetery and the small church of Sts. Cosmas and Damian (1452). After the Parish of Varos had been established (1604), the adaptation of the old...more
Perivoj Luje Maruna 3, Sibenik 22000, Croatia
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Reviewed February 21, 2019

The Church of Gospe van Grada (a.k.a. Church of our Lady Outside the Walls, because it was outside the city walls) was built on the foundations of two older churches and an old baptistery from early Christian times. An earlier church and cemetery of St....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A S
Reviewed November 28, 2018

This beautiful church sits near the centre of the park. Inside is stunning,beautiful carved ceiling decorated with gold and red. The alter is only small but stood out as you walked into the church. Lovely building in a lovely setting.And as you go out the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

Wasn't inside the church but outside with this monument with real turtles is nice place to be if you around

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Daniel K
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

I didn't go inside the church but the area surrounding was a nice place to sit and take a break in the shade. Don't forget to look at the family of turtles in the center fountain. A relaxing area.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2018

This church is very beautiful on the inside and outside. There are plenty of places to sit and enjoy nature within a small city. They turtles in the fountain I think is a wonderful touch and something you can sit an enjoy on a nice...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Innthe fountain there is a turtle family live here, sooo cute! The church is nice but we can't go inside.. There is more parks which are nice too

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed January 11, 2016

Translated in Church of Our Lady out of the City, the church is an old 13 century structure newly renovated. What makes the place famous is the fish and turtle fountain pond in front of the church. See my pictures. It attracts many kids and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed August 2, 2015

While visiting Sibenik we came by this church. The church itself wasn't really much to see but the fountain in the park in front of it was absolutely stunning! It's full with turtles and fish and the turtles even climb up the moss Once they're...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank nalfion
Reviewed May 26, 2015

This church exists in Šibenik since 1298.Franciscans of the Province from Visovac pastoral worked in the parish . . In 1668 the care is taken from St. Francis church,and it becomes part of the city.Until then ,church was outside the city walls.Today this place is...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Nina-bela
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