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Hvar center, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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All reviews bell tower the main square worth a visit nice church focal point works of art shoulders covered nice backdrop venetian artists walking tour small island hvar town architecture century shawl worship choir
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Main square overlooking the Cathedral is busy with tourists from the cruise ships. Nice backdrop to Square. Not much to see in Hvar but The Cathedral and the Fortress worth visiting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rameshlcfc
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Came here with cruise. Wouldn’t choose to come here there is a main square with few shops on and markets. Not much to see but looks nice only spent 1-2 hours here then got back on boat. Without the market stalls there’s nothing to see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank davidandmel
Reviewed 11 September 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

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!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SuzannahA
Reviewed 30 August 2018 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: October 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank dav1d49
Reviewed 3 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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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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