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The Chapel of the Annunciation of Mary and viewpoint
As orientation for the sailors who were returning from long voyages, on the cape of Veli Lošinj you can find the Chapel of the Annunciation of Mary, popularly called Madonna. Easily recognizable, made from light and dark stones which creates an effect of stripes, the chapel is a place which the generations of wealthy families Bundić and Stuparić chose as their final resting place. Although it was built in the 18th century, as a small one-nave church, its present appearance dates from the 19th century. The viewpoint provides a view of the surrounding islands and the open sea, which was very important in the time of the chapel’s construction. Children used to await the return of the sailors and spread the news of their arrival from the viewpoint.
Category: Temple Church Mosque, Other attractions,
Veli Lošinj 51550 (near Leva cape)
44.523470, 014.501664 (44°31’24.5″N, 014°30’06.0″E)
GPS coordinates: 44.523470, 014.501664 (44°31’24.5″N, 014°30’06.0″E)
Address: Veli Lošinj 51550 (near Leva cape )
The Chapel of the Annunciation of Mary and viewpoint are located about 300m away from the center of Veli Lošinj near Leva cape (near the cemetery).
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do kapele Navještenja Marijina i vidikovca koja se nalazi 300 metara od centra Velog Lošinja kod rta Leva (kod groblja). 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 Kapeli Navještenja Marijina i vidikovcu koja se nalazi 300 metara od centra Velog Lošinja kod rta Leva (kod groblja). Hvala!
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