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We visited this monastery yesterday. There is a charge to enter and the monastery was open at 5 pm after closing for several hours. There is some good art work and a small chapel. And some items from ship wrecks during Roman times. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The monastery is accessed right from the center of the town of Hvar and worth the visit. It is very old and very beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Glen U
Reviewed January 14, 2019

The Franciscan Monastery is in a beautiful spot, overlooking Hvar harbor; just walk walk south along the waterfront 500m from St. Stephen's Square. Built in 1461, the monastery was jointly financed by local nobles and sea captains in thanks for many lives saved at sea...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Carol A S
Reviewed December 19, 2018

Great views...amazing clear water...absolutely beautiful. If you visit the island you ahve to stop by.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank _benpaine
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Our tour guide to us to visit this monastry, and told us all about the exclusive residents who make unique lace products.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank colinbY3693TJ
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Once you enter there it's completely peaceful place with amazing vibe and beautiful views. So much history to tell and so many amazing art pieces you will see... Once upon a time this was a home for 20 or 30 Franciscans and now only one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Only a short walk from the harbour this "working" monastry is interesting to visit and has a marvellous painting of the last supper which you must see

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Mike F
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This building is on the other side of the harbour from the main town just past a little beach. Very pretty to look at and looks lovely in fading evening light

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank davidandmel
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

The monastety has a painting of the Last supper (by Roselli), who had the intention of giving his painting to a church in Dubrovnik. On his way he got sick, so he stopped in Hvar, where the Franciscan monks took care of him. As a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank purger23
Reviewed September 6, 2018

The monastery museum has a delightful collection of paintings and icons but the prize is a spectacular Last Supper painting in the former dining hall. Well worth visiting. There is a delightful courtyard with a 500 year old cypress tree.

Date of experience: September 2018
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