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Nice architecture, but closed during my visit

Possibly from the top of the building the views are nice, but during my visit there was nothing to... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Alberto J
Warsaw, Poland
Nice architecture

Church is on good spot and have interesting architecture. Like everyone else said it was closed and... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
Hvar Island, Croatia
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off Sabotova Kola, Vrboska, Jelsa, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Stunning architecture of this 15th century church 🙏 and there’s to read that’s the most beautiful in Croatia from that era. Unfortunally it was closed during our visit. Opening hours is 10-12 mon-sat.

Thank Susanne A
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Possibly from the top of the building the views are nice, but during my visit there was nothing to see since the church was closed. From outside, despite it is not extremely beautiful, I think it is interesting and worth at least a walk around...More

Thank Alberto J
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Church is on good spot and have interesting architecture. Like everyone else said it was closed and that the thing with most churches on island.

Thank mrazdubr
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing city wiev! There us nothing special inside but on the top of the fortress you can see the whole city and the bay!

1  Thank Sightseer705491
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Unfortunately the church was closed. However we walked around the perimeter of the building & it was lovely to see such a well cared for historic church. It is so unusual to see such space set aside around the church. Well worth a walk up...More

Thank Howler4
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Fascinating and historic building but unfortunately closed. Amazing history to it and Vrboska in general

Thank mikewh125
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice old church, great views of the village from the top. Next door local winery tasting room which was great.

2  Thank kristinaholifield
Reviewed 17 October 2016

More a fortress than a church this one was considered as a location for some medieval movies recently shot in Croatia.

Thank Miloš, jr. S
Reviewed 2 August 2016

It is quite something to stumble upon this church when wandering around the sleepy town of Vrboska. Actually, you don't simply stumble upon it. You espy it from the Riva, and are drawn to its unusual appearance, and so you climb up for a closer...More

2  Thank Idler
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Vrboska has one of the more unusual churches that you’ll ever see – the church fortress of St Mary of Mercy has high walls, battlements and an impressive ravelin defending the front door. A ravelin is a triangular fortification or detached outwork, located in front...More

2  Thank PrimaFACIE
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