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Church St. Juština
The Church of St. Juština
The most recognizable symbol of Pakoštane is the church of St. Juština, whom the locals call by the nickname St. Juštinica (Little St. Justine). It is located on the eponymous island and there are many stories and speculations about the church’s emergence. According to historical data, the church was built or rebuilt after the Battle of Lepanto in 1571. According to a legend, a soldier from Pakoštane went into that battle. He vowed to have the church built if he returned to the island, and he kept his promise. The victory in the Battle of Lepanto on October 7th, 1571 gave hope of permanent relief from Turkish presence in Pakoštane. A naval race is often held on the day of the feast of St. Justine, October 7th, in Pakoštane.
Category: Temple Church Mosque,
St. Justina island, Pakoštane 23211
43.903749, 015.508898 (43°54’13.5″N, 015°30’32.0″E)
GPS coordinates: 43.903749, 015.508898 (43°54’13.5″N, 015°30’32.0″E)
Address: St. Justina island, Pakoštane 23211
Church St. Justin is located on a small island in Pakoštane of the same name.
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do crkve Sv. Justina koja se nalazi na istoimenom otočiću u Pakoštanima. 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. Justina koja se nalazi na istoimenom otočiću u Pakoštanima. Hvala!
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