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Church of St. Ignatius
Church of St. Ignatius (Dubrovnik)
The Jesuit church of St. Ignatius was built thanks to the legacy of Marin Gundulić, a Jesuit from Dubrovnik. Iganzio Pozzo, a renowned Jesuit architect and painter, was called to the city in 1699. The construction of the church was completed in 1725. The church was opened four years later. At the right angle to the St. Ignatius church frontispiece, leans the Jesuit College building (Collegium Ragusinum) constructed according to the designs of Ranjina and Canali. This college was built due to the dissatisfaction with the Italian teachers. In 1658, Beccadelli, former head of the Dubrovnik diocese, opened a Jesuit College. During the Dubrovnik Summer Festival the directors are often impressed by this part of the city because it is the most beautiful baroque corner of Dubrovnik, and it is also seen by many as the most beautiful in the whole of Dalmatia.
Category: Temple Church Mosque, Old town,
Fields of Ruđer Bošković (old town), Dubrovnik 20000
42.639427, 018.109282 (42°38’21.9″N, 018°06’33.4″E)
00385 (0)20 323 500
Mass: Mon-Sat 18:00h, Sun 08:00 and 18:00h
GPS coordinates: 42.639427, 018.109282 (42°38’21.9″N, 018°06’33.4″E)
Address: Fields of Ruđer Bošković (old town), Dubrovnik 20000
The Church of St. Ignatius is located in the Old Town of Dubrovnik at Fields of Ruđer Bošković, around 450 meters or 6 minutes’ walk away from the entrance to Pila
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas odvezite me do starog dijela grada Dubrovnika i ostavite kod gradskih Vrata od Pila, Ulica iza Grada (gdje je velika Onforijeva česma). 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 uputite me prema crkvi sv. Ignacija, nalazi se na Poljani Ruđera Boškovića (to je ona crkva kod koje se penje stepenicama do nje). Hvala!
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