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Mestroviceve Crikvine Kastilac

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Beautiful and profound

The same ticket that gets you into the Meštrović Gallery gets you into the little stone chapel... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
Sandy S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Only if you are in the Area

If you are visiting the Mistrociv gallery then the chapel is only 200 metres away and worth a... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Ivana Mestrivica 39, Split 21000, Croatia
+385 21 340 800
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Basically all you get is the sculpture panels in the church and the cross, but Mestrovic's sculptures are stunning. If you are going to the Gallery (which is well worth it) then take this in too

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy S
Reviewed 9 August 2018

You are meant to buy your ticket at the main gallery then come here. It is small, but the wood carving are great, the explanations made the experience even more enlightening.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hapydragon
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The same ticket that gets you into the Meštrović Gallery gets you into the little stone chapel, Meštrović’s Crikvine-Kaštilac, about half a kilometer further on. Here, on a very quiet spot overlooking the Adriatic, the church displays 28 wood reliefs of the Life of Christ,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you are visiting the Mistrociv gallery then the chapel is only 200 metres away and worth a visit. You can use the same ticket for both and admire the wooden art pieces inside the chapel. This is also next to some of the best...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Especially Mestrovic's statue of Moses and wooden freeze in the chappel leaves the visitor simply stunned. What an artist!!!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We came for the evening Sunday mass and the place was packed with local. In spite of the mass was conducted in native language but it is familiar with our mass service in Thailand.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Rungsan_Hme
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Meštrović bought little monastery with cloisters (16. century) for his peaceful refuge. It is placed on the southern part of Marjan peninsula in Split, high above the seaside. Stone buildings have similar plan as antique Roman villas and they are placed on terrace between olive...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Don't miss it if you bought the main house entrance ticket, as it's included! Stunning. Worth the 200m walk to the old cloister. His crucifix is ... well, see for yourself! The olive groves make for a great entrance way.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank William W
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We discovered this little church while strolling down the street from the sculpture museum which advised us to have a look at it. It is a very nicely situated cute little church and it has a beautiful little olive tree garden around it. Don't miss...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Mr_Prinz
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The Mestrovic Gallery is way more famous and advertised everywhere, but you should not miss this little addition that is only about 5 minutes away from the gallery. It is located in a former16th century fortified residence which Mestrovic bought in 1939 and renovated to...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank hiking-har
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