Church of St. Blaise, Dubrovnik

Church of St. Blaise, Dubrovnik (must see)

The church is named after the local patron saint of Dubrovnik. He was also the local head and protector of the old Ragusian Republic here. The local church holds a feast in his honor on the 3rd of February each year. The church has some of the relics of the man as well: both of his hands, and a bit of bone from his face are held here.

The church was formed in the 14th Century, and was originally built in the very popular Romanesque style, as much of the construction was done here in that time frame. The great earthquake of 1667 damaged the building extensively. It was totally lost in a fire in 1706. Afterward, the church was rebuilt in a Baroque style, completed in 1714.

On the inside of the church, you will want to see the beautiful golden statue of St. Blaise, who is holding a model of what the city looked like during the 15th Century. It is located on the main altar of the church.

Visiting this site is free of charge, so that is a real deal. The church is open for visitation daily from 8:00 a.m. until noon, and then again from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

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Church of St. Blaise on Map

Sight Name: Church of St. Blaise
Sight Location: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Christian Dubrovnik Walking Tour  

Walking Tours in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Create Your Own Walk in Dubrovnik

Create Your Own Walk in Dubrovnik

Creating your own self-guided walk in Dubrovnik is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Specialty Shopping Tour in Dubrovnik

Specialty Shopping Tour in Dubrovnik

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.6 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

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Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.6 km
Daily Life Tour in Dubrovnik

Daily Life Tour in Dubrovnik

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.1 km
Dubrovnik Museums and Galleries Tour

Dubrovnik Museums and Galleries Tour

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Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.8 km
Christian Dubrovnik Walking Tour

Christian Dubrovnik Walking Tour

Dubrovnik is one of the most famous spots on the Adriatic shore, because it's also an important port. It is a city with a lot of history and culture, as proven by its impressive cultural and architectural heritage. Christian sites are a "must see" in Dubrovnik, and they are found as and in monasteries, churches and other monuments. Discover them by following the next walking tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.8 km