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!
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.
It was first mentioned in written documents from 1281. under the name Transfiguratio Domini
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.
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 Assumption Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral and the seat of the Diocese of Dubrovnik.
St Ignatius’ Church is a part of a stunning complex on the southern edge of the town.
☦ Orthodox church
The Serbian Orthodox Church of Saint Annunciation was built in 1877.
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 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.