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The Church and the Franciscan Monastery
The Franciscan Monastery and the Church of St. Francis represent a valuable heritage of Rovinj. Their construction began in 1702. The church was completed in 1710. but dedicated only in 1750. Behind the main altar, there is a semicircular choir for the monks. To the left of the main altar, there is an entrance to the monastery and the sacristy, and on the right, the entrance to the chapel of the Immaculate Conception. There are other two altars in the nave of the church; one is dedicated to St. Peter of Alcantara, and the other to Jesus’ Crucifixion. The monastery functioned as a hospice until 1746. It was expanded in 1878, and the floor near the entrance gate contains the mosaic with the inscription ‘Pax et Bonum’. Young monks were educated and prepared for missions there. In front of the church there is a large stone cross, transferred from a location near the Church of the Holy Trinity. The monastery library is very rich, especially in the old, rare editions and images.
Category: Temple Church Mosque, Old town,
Edmonda De Amicis Street, Rovinj 52210
45.083449, 013.636983 (45°05’00.4″N,013°38’13.1″E)
00385 (0)52 830 390, 00385 (0)98 929 3583
Open to visitors by appointment.
GPS coordinates: 45.083449, 013.636983 (45°05’00.4″N,013°38’13.1″E)
Address: Edmonda De Amicis Street, Rovinj52210
The Church and the Franciscan Monastery are located in Rovinj in Edmonda De Amicis Street (about 160m away from the old town of Rovinj).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do Crkve i Franjevačkog samostana koji se nalaze u gradu Rovinju u ulici Edmonda De Amicis (od starog dijela grada Rovinja udaljeni su oko 160m). 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 i Franjevačkom samostanu koji se nalaze u gradu Rovinju u ulici Edmonda De Amicis (od starog dijela grada Rovinja udaljeni su oko 160m). Hvala!
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