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Chapel of Our Lady
Chapel of Our Lady of the Snow
The Chapel of Our Lady of the Snow has been on Ban Jelačić Square since the end of the 19th century. Its name derives from a Roman legend, according to which it was once snowing in Rome in early August. Our Lady appeared to Pope Liberius by telling him to build a church on a Roman hill marked by snow. The basilica was named Liberian after the Pope. In memory of Our Lady, the people of Osijek often pray here in gratitude to Her, and the chapel is often referred to as the quiet sanctuary of the city.
Category: Temple Church Mosque,
Matija Gubec ulica, Osijek 31000
45.554922, 018.719654 (45°33’17.7″N, 018°43’10.8″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.554922, 018.719654 (45°33’17.7″N, 018°43’10.8″E)
Address: Matija Gubec ulica, Osijek 31000
Chapel of Our Lady of the Snow is located in Matija Gubec Street, across from lower town’s market (around 3.5km away from the center of Osijek on Ante Starčević Square).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do kapelice Snježne Gospe koja se nalazi u ulici Matije Gupca, prekoputa donjogradske tržnice (udaljena je oko 3.5km od centra grada Osijeka Trga Ante Starčevića). Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema kapelici Snježne Gospe koja se nalazi u ulici Matije Gupca, prekoputa donjogradske tržnice (udaljena je oko 3.5km od centra grada Osijeka Trga Ante Starčevića). Hvala!
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