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Church of St Elias
Church of St Elias on Meraja
The Church of St. Elias on Meraja, according to zjr historians, was probably built after the Tatar invasion in the early 14th century. At the end of the 17th century, sfter the departure of the Turks, returning residents came back and renew abandoned church. The church was primarily built in the Gothic style, but during the restoration has taken also some Baroque features. As such it was used for religious purposes until 1777, and in 1999 the church was reconstructed in a way that the walls of the ground floor was preserved and above all is destroyed and upgraded with brick and covered with new roof. This method of reconstruction was welcomed with great disapproval of citizens and experts. At the end of 2015 the question of re-restoration was induced, and today in a former church is Photo gallery “Meraja”.
Category: Temple Church Mosque,
Ivana Gundulića, Vinkovci 32100
45.290090, 018.798073 (45°17’24.3″N, 018°47’53.1″E)
GPS coordinates: 45.290090, 018.798073 (45°17’24.3″N, 018°47’53.1″E)
Address: Ivana Gundulića, Vinkovci 32100
The Church of St Elias on Meraja is located in Ivan Gundulić street near by Monastery of St Anthony (around 500m from the city center).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Crkve Svetog Ilije na Meraji koja se nalazi u Ulici Ivana Gundulića nedaleko od Samostana svetog Antuna (od centra grada je udaljena oko 500m). 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 Crkvi Svetog Ilije na Meraji koja se nalazi u Ulici Ivana Gundulića nedaleko od Samostana svetog Antuna (od centra grada je udaljena oko 500m). Hvala!
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