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Church St. James
The Church of St. James
In the oldest part of Vodnjan, or in the old town, there is a Church of St. James, and it is claimed that its first version was built between the 11th and 13th centuries. Today, it represents a simple building with no decoration on the front. This church is interesting because it has two unusual altar, which are probably a symbol of Jesus, God and Man. The Church of St. James has a special historical significance, and that is that the wise people of Vodnjan drafted a statute that was approved by Venice in 1492, and was valid for 390 years until the fall of Venice, i.e. until the introduction of the new legislation in 1815.
Category: Temple Church Mosque, Old town,
Trg Statuta, Vodnjan 52215
44.960858, 013.849889 (44°57’39.1″N, 013°50’59.6″E)
GPS coordinates: 44.960858, 013.849889 (44°57’39.1″N, 013°50’59.6″E)
Address: Trg Statuta, Vodnjan 52215
The Church of St. James is located in Vodnjan on Statute Square (it is located about 50m away from the main National Square).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do crkve Sv. Jakova koja se nalazi u mjestu Vodnjan u ulici Trg Statuta (od glavnog Narodnog trga udaljena je oko 50m). 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. Jakova koja se nalazi u mjestu Vodnjan u ulici Trg Statuta (od glavnog Narodnog trga udaljena je oko 50m). Hvala!
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