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Franciscan Church and Monastery
In 1650, the construction of the early Baroque style Franciscan church began. Its 54.5 meter tower is the highest tower of all Varaždin churches. The special attraction of the church is the richly decorated pulpit from the second half of the 17th century. The Franciscan monastery was built on the site of an old wooden church and hospice built by the Hospitallers during the Crusades. The Franciscans came here in the second half of the 13th century. In 1932, at the entrance to the church a bronze statue of Gregory of Nin was set, the work of the famous Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović.
Category: Temple Church Mosque,
Franjevački trg, Varaždin 42000
46.307944, 016.336326 (46°18’28.6″N, 016°20’10.8″E)
00385 (0)42 213 166
GPS coordinates: 46.307944, 016.336326 (46°18’28.6″N, 016°20’10.8″E)
Address: Franjevački trg, Varaždin 42000
The Franciscan Church and the Monastery are located in the old town of Varaždin, at the Franciscan Square
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do franjevačke crkve i samostana koji se nalaze u starom dijelu grada Varaždina na Franjevačkom trgu. 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 franjevačkoj crkvi i samostanu koji se nalaze u starom dijelu grada Varaždina na Franjevačkom trgu. Hvala!
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