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Church of St. Francis
The church of St. Francis in the cemetery
The church of St. Francis in the cemetery is a Franciscan church built in the late 15th century. The church contains elements of Gothic and the Renaissance, which is reflected in the appearance of the sanctuary and vaults. It is located outside the city walls, and on the place of the former monastery is a cemetery. Furthermore, coats of arms of noble families, such as Nimira, Cernotta, Scaffa, Galzigna and many others are carved on the walls. Also, the tombstones of famous Rab citizens are saved through the time. Among them is the tombstone of Fr. Matija Bosniaks, Spanish painter Juan Bosch and ship builder Mrganić, dating back to the 16th century.
Category: Temple Church Mosque, Old town,
3 Entrances for the City Walls:
1. Entrance: Placa Street (Stradun old town), 20000, Dubrovnik
2. Entrance: St. Dominic’s Street (old town), 20000, Dubrovnik
3. Entrance: Street of Pustijerna (old town), 20000, Dubrovnik
3 Entrances for city walls:
1. Entrance: GPS 42.641686, 018.107310 (42°38’30.1″N, 018°06’26.3″E)
2. Entrance: GPS 42.641746, 018.111594 (42°38’30.3″N, 018°06’41.7″E)
3. Entrance: GPS 42.639805, 018.112274 (42°38’23.3″N, 018°06’44.2″E)
00385 (0)20 638 800,
00385 (0)20 638 801,
00385 (0)20 638 802
April, May: 08:00-18:30h
June, July: 08:00-19:30h
August, September: 08:00-18:30h
November, December, January, February, March: 09:00-15:00h
Adults: 120 HRK (15.70 EUR), young people up to 18 years, students: 30 HRK (3.90 EUR)The ticket price includes a free visit to the Lovrijenac Fortress. If you have already purchased a ticket to see the Lovrijenac Fortress, and you are planning to go to the City Walls, be sure to keep the ticket, since the ticket to see the City Walls will be reduced by that amount.
GPS coordinates: 44.760573, 014.756442 (44°45’38.1″N, 014°45’23.2″E)
Address: PPark Komrčar, Rab 51280 (old town)
The church of St. Francis and cemetery are located in the park Komrčar (in the old town of Rab).
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do crkve sv. Frane i groblja koji se nalazi u parku Komrčar (starom dijelu grada Raba). 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 sv. Frane i groblju koji se nalazi u parku Komrčar (starom dijelu grada Raba). Hvala!
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