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Franciscan Monastery

Placa 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 20 321 410
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This 14th-century church and monastery contains a pharmacy museum and a world-renowned collection of ancient manuscripts.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest pharmacy” (19 reviews)
“pile gate” (38 reviews)
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Placa 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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+385 20 321 410
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"oldest pharmacy"
in 19 reviews
"working pharmacy"
in 15 reviews
"pile gate"
in 38 reviews
"beautiful cloister"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 32 reviews
"small museum"
in 18 reviews
"st francis"
in 5 reviews
"interesting relics"
in 4 reviews
"romanesque style"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 13 reviews
"old town"
in 40 reviews
"dubrovnik card"
in 20 reviews
"hole in the wall"
in 10 reviews
"free entry"
in 7 reviews
"small fee"
in 5 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 11 reviews
"take photos"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history that is in that building is incredible. It is amazing the feelings you feel as you walk through them. Only other comment is watch when paying at the entrance. The man will not give you the correct change out if 200 Kuna if...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place, steeped in history. A definite must to call into. Very quiet and extremely surreal.

Thank allison916
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The inside has some amazing Roman work of art all over the church. The night lighting is quite beautiful

Thank Wander_Lust1969
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

amazing complex from 12th century, beautiful little garden surrounded by the columns, oldest farmacy in the world, great collection of art, entrance included in dubrovnik card

Thank mickooooo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In contrast to many of the "museums" in the old town, a visit to this Monastery is worth the very small entry fee to see the gardens and cloister, shelter from the heat outside and learn about the apothecary, still operating, and see an interesting...More

Thank Denise095
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While I love museums and historic architecture, my family is not so big on it. They joined me for the visit to the Franciscan Monastery because the pharmacy dating back to 1317 was the draw. The pharmacy was very interesting as was the hole through...More

Thank Cheryl K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museums in Old Town dubrovnik were generally disappointing, small and boring... This was one of the more interesting ones IMO. Had a beautiful interior space, and a half decent display of objects and curiosities from the old pharmacy...

Thank joanlow
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very peaceful area and many relics and interesting artifacts to see. Easy to access and well organised.

Thank 199Helen
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very pretty, nice to get out of the heat and into the cool air, and the pharmacy is very interesting. That being said, I think there are cooler things to do.

Thank TaryninSeattle
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is by far the most interesting of several churches in Dubrovnik, partly for its pharmacy (in continuous operation since 1317!). Before you go, get the Dubrovnik Card, as this is one of the sights included on it.

Thank historychef
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msiedlinski
28 November 2017|
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Response from Miguel C | Reviewed this property |
Just before the entrance to the museum, they have the pharmacy! It still works and its open! Just before the museum entrance, you can't miss it!!
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