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Discover Dubrovnik - the Dominican Monastery

By  Oct 30, 2017

Located to the east side of the historic city centre is the Dominican Monastery. This impressive sacral building holds many interesting secrets. You reach the monastery entrance by climbing up a stone stairway with an equally impressive stone balustrade.

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It was constructed in the 14th century in a Gothic-Renaissance style and contains an exquisite cloister, which was added in the 15th century, filled with orange trees and palms. The cloister is an interesting experience, especially in the warmer summer months, and a nice break from the crowds.

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The main, single-nave church is large and spacious and features a painting by the Cavtat artist Vlaho Bukovac. There are 15th and 16th century works of art and a large stained glass window. The monastery complex also holds a museum, which is accessed through the cloister, and exhibits religious works by famous Dubrovnik artists.

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