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This unassuming church is such a delight

This unassuming church is such a delight. It's free to enter and just off a beautiful large square... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
other-jenners
I believe this church might be misnamed - the yellow church is St. Stephen's

It's located in the main square very near the city gate that leads into the walled city. The large... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Linda B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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19 Feb 2018
“This unassuming church is such a delight”
21 Nov 2017
“I believe this church might be misnamed - the yellow church is St. Stephen's”
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

This unassuming church is such a delight. It's free to enter and just off a beautiful large square in Motovun. If there was a park bench in sight we would have sat there and relaxed for quite a while! Be sure to walk through when...More

Thank other-jenners
Reviewed 21 November 2017

It's located in the main square very near the city gate that leads into the walled city. The large clock tower is next to it and the ancient well is located in the same square. It is a bit plain on the exterior but the...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Church of the Virgin Mary is one of the highlights of the square and is next to the Tower. There are beautiful paintings on the ceiling of the church. It is still an active church. If you are in Motovun you should spend a few...More

Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 18 June 2017

When you are in Motovun, it is not easy to miss this site. But don't! It looks nothing special from the outside but the interior is colourfull and surprisingly different from the normal in Croatia

Thank Ortwin
Reviewed 5 September 2016

A photogenic village & this church contributes to the appeal of the village square Inside it is quite dark & much like other ancient churches

Thank Darrel J
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A beautiful church on the outskirts of Motovun, in peaceful surroundings. The church is part of a convent built in the 16th century by the so-called Order of the Servants of the Blessed Virgin Mary, or servites as they are known. The Servites built their...More

Thank ZoeLarkin
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This is little Church inside of Motovun. It was closed so we did not enter. It is attraction worth 10-15min of your time.

1  Thank Zrinko V
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A very pretty church in the square,a local man was inside and spoke perfect English and told us the history of the church.

Thank dennis w
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Went a couple of times to Motovun between middle to the third week of October. Could be quiet especially on a wet and cloudy day. Try and pick a nice day to go. The church doors were closed both times when we visited we couldn't...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 30 July 2014

The church of St Mary of the Gate is worth a visit to see a small wooden Renaissance gold plated alter. It is the work of the Paolo Camsa, a Venetian carver - 16th century.

Thank Michael Z
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