Sacred sites in Dubrovnik

On just about a 100m2, in the middle of Dubrovnik, you will find Catholic, Orthodox, Jewish and Islamic places of worship!

Dominican monastery, Dubrovnik

The Dominican Monastery

✝ Monastery

Immediately next to the nort-eastern walls, there is a Dominican monastery with a church, which was finished in the early 14th century, while the monastery was completed in the late 15th century. Interesting, the Dominican order was established in Dubrovnik in 1225.

The Franciscan Monastery cloister; Photo by rkl4life

The Franciscan Monastery

✝ Monastery

Next to the curch of the Holy Saviour there is a small and narrow street through which one enters the Franciscan monastery which, like the Dominican monastery, the citizens erected immidiately next to the entrances to the City for defence purposes.

Sigurata Church and Convent, Dubrovnik

Sigurata Church and Convent

✝ Monastery

It was first mentioned in written documents from 1281. under the name Transfiguratio Domini

The Church of St Blaise, Dubrovnik

The Church of St Blaise

✝ Church

Opposite to the Sponza palace (Divona) there is a church dedicated to the patron saint of Dubrovnik, St.Blaise (Sv.Vlaho). It was erected in 1715. in the Venetian baroque style, and it is the work of the well-known Italian architect Gropelli.

Church of St Savior, Dubrovnik

Church of Holy Savior

✝ Church

It was built in the 16th century by Senat's order in gratitude of "mountain Srđ not falling down" during an earthquake in 1520.

The Cathedral, Dubrovnik

The Cathedral and its Treasury

✝ Cathedral

The Assumption Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral and the seat of the Diocese of Dubrovnik.

St Ignatius’ Church, Dubrovnik

St Ignatius’ Church

✝ Church

St Ignatius’ Church is a part of a stunning complex on the southern edge of the town.

Church of Saint Annunciation, Dubrovnik

Church of Saint Annunciation

☦ Orthodox church

The Serbian Orthodox Church of Saint Annunciation was built in 1877.

Synagogue, Dubrovnik


✡ Synagogue

The story tells that the Synagogue in Dubrovnik was established in 1352. but gained legal status in 1408. which still makes it the second oldest synagogue in Europe.

Holy Mass in English

Holy Mass in English

Holy Mass schedule Mass in English is held on Sundays at 11:00

You are invited to attend the Holy mass in English at the beautiful Jesuit church of St. Ignatius of Loyola every Sunday at 11:00.

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