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Cross on Mt. Srđ
Cross on Mt. Srđ
Josip Marija Carević, the Bishop of Dubrovnik, had the cross on Mt. Srđ made. It was built to commemorate the crucifixion of Christ 1900 before. The Cross was erected on the 10th of June 1935 and blessed, but during the war, more precisely on the 6th of December 1991, the Cross was demolished. After a few years, the defenders built a wooden cross as a sign that they are still on Srđ. The Cross was restored on 12th of October 1997 thanks to the aforementioned Bishop Josip Marija Carević and blessed by the Croatian Cardinal Josip Kuharić. The remains of the demolished Cross were incorporated in the altars in the new church after they were blessed in 2003 by Pope John Paul II. The Way of the Cross to Srđ takes place every year before Easter when the Day of the Defenders of Dubrovnik is celebrated.
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Srđ Street, Dubrovnik 20000
42.648908, 018.112118 (42°38’56.1″N, 018°06’43.6″E)
Srđ also has a lookout (providing a beautiful view of the old town), the Srđ restaurant, Buggy and Homeland War Museum.
GPS coordinates: 42.648908, 018.112118 (42°38’56.1″N, 018°06’43.6″E)
Address: Address: Srđ Street, Dubrovnik 20000
About 5km away from the old town of Dubrovnik. At the main Adriatic highway, you should turn to the Bosanka on the following GPS coordinates: 42.64056, 18.12894 (42°38’26.0″N, 18°07’44.2″E), after which you should climb 2.5km uphill towards Srđ. Just follow the road and do not make any turns!
You can also reach Srđ on foot. Go from Adriatic highway, to a point distant around 1.4km from the old town of Dubrovnik GPS 42.647244, 18.105164 (42°38’50.1″N, 18°06’18.6″E). You have a 2 kilometer climb, or about 40 minutes’ walk.
The cable car is located at the following coordinates: 42.643173, 018.111723 (42°38’35.4″N, 018°06’42.2″E) in Petar Krešimir IV Street, near the old town of Dubrovnik (400 meters).
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas odvezite me do Križa na Srđu (tamo gdje je restoran Srđ). 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 Križu na Srđu (tamo gdje je restoran Srđ i prekrasan pogled na Dubrovnik stari grad). Hvala!
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