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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Franciscan Monastery is in a beautiful spot, overlooking Hvar harbor; just walk walk south along the waterfront 500m from St. Stephen's Square. Built in 1461, the monastery was jointly financed by local nobles and sea captains in thanks for many lives saved at sea...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carol A S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views...amazing clear water...absolutely beautiful. If you visit the island you ahve to stop by.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank _benpaine
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Our tour guide to us to visit this monastry, and told us all about the exclusive residents who make unique lace products.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank colinbY3693TJ
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Once you enter there it's completely peaceful place with amazing vibe and beautiful views. So much history to tell and so many amazing art pieces you will see... Once upon a time this was a home for 20 or 30 Franciscans and now only one...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank anna__8989
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Only a short walk from the harbour this "working" monastry is interesting to visit and has a marvellous painting of the last supper which you must see

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Mike F
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This building is on the other side of the harbour from the main town just past a little beach. Very pretty to look at and looks lovely in fading evening light

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank davidandmel
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

The monastety has a painting of the Last supper (by Roselli), who had the intention of giving his painting to a church in Dubrovnik. On his way he got sick, so he stopped in Hvar, where the Franciscan monks took care of him. As a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank purger23
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The monastery museum has a delightful collection of paintings and icons but the prize is a spectacular Last Supper painting in the former dining hall. Well worth visiting. There is a delightful courtyard with a 500 year old cypress tree.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank graemerk
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I had not planned to come here while in Hvar but walking a long a small street we came across the various stations of the cross so followed them to number 1 - shame the the first station in the grounds of the monastery was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rdnkh
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Rudest woman at the entrance who when we said hello cut me off and said ‘one we have a dress code and two your not allowed to carry drinks in here ‘ she couldn’t even manage a hello or a smile , and on that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emma O
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