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  • Address: Ul. Svetog Dominika 4, Dubrovnik, Dalmatia 20000, Croatia
  • Hours: Open daily summer 9am–6pm; winter 9am–5pm
  • Admission: Adults: 30 KN; Students & Children: 20 KN

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Dominican Monastery Tours

Built into the eastern flank of Dubrovnik’s fortified walls adjacent to Fort Revelin, the 14th-century Dominican Monastery is designed in a combination of Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance architecture that is seen in several of the city’s palaces and churches.

The monastery’s church was rebuilt several times over the centuries and was used as an army depot during Napoleon’s occupation of Dubrovnik in the late 18th century; today its single nave features a massive painted Gothic cross by Paolo Veneziano, dating from around 1384, St Dominic by 19th century painter Vlaho Bukovac — widely regarded as Croatia’s finest artist — and sparkling contemporary stained glass in the apse.

The elaborate 15th-century Gothic cloister of the monastery surrounds a shady garden that was used as stabling for French army horses and their troughs can still be seen between the cloister’s pillars. The well in the garden provided water for Dubrovnik’s residents when the city was under siege in 1991. An important collection of religious art hangs in the museum, including Titian’s sublime Mary Magdalene; other paintings of note are Nikola Božidarević’s altarpieces and triptych plus Lovro Dobričević’s bloodthirsty St Peter the Martyr, which portrays the saint with a hatchet in his head. The monastery can be visited when touring Dubrovnik’s defence walls and is included on several museum tours of the city.

Practical Info

Ul. Svetog Dominika 4, Dubrovnik. Open daily summer 9am–6pm; winter 9am–5pm. Admission adults 30 KN; students & children younger than 18 20 KN. Tucked behind the Sponza Palace and best accessed on foot through the pedestrianized streets of Dubrovnik Old Town.

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Dubrovnik Museums Tour

Not only is the city of Dubrovnik like a museum in and of itself, it is also home to several museums that house materials that range from prehistoric artifacts ...  Read more

Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $82.90
Welcome to Dubrovnik Walking Tour, Dubrovnik, Cultural Tours

Welcome to Dubrovnik Walking Tour

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This private orientation walking tour of Dubrovnik is led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide just for your group.

Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Duration: Flexible

From USD $125.60

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