Croatia Historic Sites and Landmarks

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Dubrovnik Cathedral
Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Cathedral of the Assumption is an imposing Baroque structure built after the 1667 earthquake. Inside are a number of important paintings (including one by Tatian) and an extensive treasury.

Dominican Friary
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik's 14th-century Dominican Friary features a lovely Gothic cloister, a working medieval well in tranquil gardens, a medieval priory church and a museum of religious art.

Beram Church

The Church of St. Mary of the Rocks is a tiny chapel in the woods outside Beram in Istria known for the magnificent 15th-century frescoes that dance on the walls.

Kolocep Island Churches

Kolocep is the nearest of the Elaphite Islands to Dubrovnik and has been a popular summer retreat for city dwellers since the 16th century. It is dotted with a number of small pre-Romanesque churches.

Franciscan Monastery

The main architectural attraction on Lopud Island in Croatia is the 15th-century Franciscan Monastery, which contains some fine Renaissance artworks.

Church of St. Blaise
Dubrovnik, Croatia

This large church near the cathedral is dedicated to Dubrovnik's patron saint (who also protects against sore throats). It was rebuilt in a baroque style in 1714 after the 14th-century original succum

Franciscan Friary
Dubrovnik, Croatia

The highlights of this peaceful monastery are the Romanesque cloisters with carved capitals, the Franciscan Museum, and what claims to be the oldest working pharmacy in the world.

Rector's Palace
Dubrovnik, Croatia

This historic meeting place of the city government features some very fine architecture.