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“bell tower”(11 reviews)
“the main square”(20 reviews)
“focal point”(4 reviews)
Hvar center, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This building bookends one side of the square in Hvar town and is always busy - try to avoid going in when the tour groups are in there as it is a lot more peaceful

Thank davidandmel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This church should not be missed. The altars are lovely with beautiful paintings. It is only open for limited times during the day and evening.

Thank Mimi_Ann2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately we got here just before 11am when the church was going to be closed for an hour for a service. So we just poked our noses in and thought nice church!

Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful Cathedral in the main square of Hvar. It forms the focal backdrop to Hvar & is very visible as you walk around. Although we did not have time to visit inside it was beautiful to look at from the outside.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The value of this Cathedral for each traveler will depend on what type of art you appreciate - renaissance and rococo lovers might want to skip it. For me personally, this is not a majestic building but it is certainly charming enough to be worth...More

Thank ANA M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Hvar is gorgeous as it is and then you step into their cathedral and you end up wishing that you could live on this island.

Thank Sara N
Reviewed 4 July 2018

this is a gorgeous cathedral.unfortunately didnt get to see too much inside as ladies have to have their shoulders covered and when its 35 degrees outside they dont tend to wear cardigans

Thank dav1d49
Reviewed 3 July 2018

Beautiful mass delivered in Croatian, outstanding choir, interesting altars o9n both sides of the main navel.

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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

This church is right in the centre of the main square of Hvar. We paid 10kuna each for entry (£1) and my wife was given a shawl to cover her shoulders up. 13 beautiful areas to see. A simple guide pamphlet described each, including a...More

1  Thank Lowe2785
Reviewed 31 May 2018

If in the area take a view minutes to pop in and view. There are some nice side alters to look at as well as the front area.

Thank Paul A
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James K
7 May 2018|
Response from Viktor B | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I am pretty sure every Sunday mass of the Catholic church should be delivered at noon. Morning masses could probably be available at 10 a.m. Kind regards from Split. I wish you a pleasant stay in Croatia :)
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