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This church contains the largest collection of saintly relics outside of Rome.
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Vodnjan, Croatia
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Reviewed November 19, 2018

We saw the church, the mummies and the little museum in the sacristy. We had a local guide, who was very nice and informative. The church is beautiful and the little museum has some very nice things, including one painting by Paolo Veneziano. The mummies...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hrcaksmrcak
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Old mummies dressed as catholic priests, skulls with cut-outs to hold flowers, labeled bones. Interesting in a very weird way. We love this little town though and want to go live there!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

The interior of the church is very beautiful. I did the tour to view the mummies behind the altar. Our guide was very funny, entertaining and informative. Definitely a must-see if you are near the Pula area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank valfrank
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Vodnjan is a small historic town a few kilometers north of Pula. The church dominates the landscape with a separate bell tower (similar to some churches in northern Italy). Unfortunately, we couldn't see inside at the time we visited.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank manswa
Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

Nice place lots of holly relics great tower - ask for animated visit - grizzly heads and bones on display beside altar No pics allowed in church

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RenaudGeorges
Reviewed September 10, 2017

I was there this summer with my girlfriend and our friend. The church looks very Italian on the outside and very Austrian on the inside! We went to see the famous Mummies and relics which are in front of the alter, the Mummies are behind...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank KresimirBartulovic
Reviewed June 20, 2017

The church looks very Italian on the outside and very Austrian on the inside! Lovely pastel colours, not too overly decorated. We went to see the famous Mummies using the bus from Pula bus station which are regular. You have to pay to see them,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MeandSally
Reviewed April 27, 2017

It would have been very easy to pass by this little town and its amazing church without knowing what we missed. Luckily my sister was in the back seat Googling the area. Some of my photos show the narrow road we had to walk down...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 8, 2017

We had hoped to see the mummies and relics at this church and paid the 15 kunas each to get into the church (collected by a man who seemed oddly disturbed that we didn't march right up to the desk and pay, even though the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Lizara K
Reviewed September 26, 2016

If you are in the area of Istria, it’s worth paying a visit to the Church of St Blaise at Vodnjan to see the remains of the saints’ bodies which are preserved without having been embalmed. The church member who greeted our small group was...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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