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Worth the climb!

This is a lovely little monastery. Don't miss going in to the inner courtyard (9 Kuna) which is... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Laura C
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Peaceful retreat

A hidden gem at the top of a hill. Quiet and relaxing. It houses a fantastic Roman mosaic and... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
GailDeacon
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely little monastery. Don't miss going in to the inner courtyard (9 Kuna) which is very beautiful and has pet turtles you can watch. Church itself is simple but peaceful.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 1 April 2018

A hidden gem at the top of a hill. Quiet and relaxing. It houses a fantastic Roman mosaic and watch out for the dangerous Tortoises! Beautiful place to visit and friendly staff.

1  Thank GailDeacon
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Pula is built on a hill, of which their is this historic monastery..requires steps/road access to the foot of the monastery, plus another set of steps to the base hill

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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a tranquil and lovely place, 10 KN to get in, but you get a free postcard with it. The cloister is stunning and wonderful to simply sit, cool down and enjoy the peace of this ancient site of worship. The actual church is...More

1  Thank greenpanther30
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. Very interesting Roman mosaic to see. The church is beautiful and very peaceful. Really enjoyed watching the tortoises in the courtyard.

Thank Catherine B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I love visiting Franciscan churches wherever I go, my uncle is a monk! Loved this place as it was simple and humble like the life. The turtles in the middle were insane I spent about an hour sat in the shade watching them!! A must...More

3  Thank Emily C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Sober building with nothing more then religious essentials. It makes you humble and peaceful. The yard was closed because it was reserved for the turtles. Very touchy. It is indeed all in the spirit of Saint Francis.

Thank Mik S
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Only 9 kuna to go in the cloister, providing a cool refuge on a hot day. Baby tortoises wandering around the grass. A small room off contains a mosaic which has been deteriorating due to salts in the base of it.

Thank Hornado
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

A very lovely building that we found whilst on a wander through Pula. Worth a visit if you like this sort of thing.

1  Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 16 February 2017

it is very nice to visit because the church are on the best position in the midlle of the centre of Pula city

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