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The Church of Mary’s Annunciation
One of the most beautiful parts of Opatija is certainly the Church of Mary’s Annunciation which adorns the city with its outer beauty and size. Among the locals, the church is known as the “Great Church” and “German Church”. The construction of the church began in 1906 according to the designs by Carl Seidl, while the stepping stone was laid by the bishop of Trieste, Franjo Nagl. The church has three naves built in a neo-romanic style and constructed of Kastav stone, while granite and brick were used for the building of the interior of the church. In the depths of the church is an altar with ciborium, above which a large dome is raised. Also, in the church there is the altar of Our Lady of Trsat next to which is the Lourdes cave. Next to the church is a Jesuit monastery.
Category: Temple Church Mosque,
Joakim Rakovac Street, Opatija 51410
45.331190, 014.300865 (45°19’52.3″N, 014°18’03.1″E)
Mass: working days 18:00h, Sundays 10:00 and 18:00h
GPS coordinates: 45.331190, 014.300865 (45°19’52.3″N, 014°18’03.1″E)
Address: Joakima Rakovac Street, Opatija 51410
The Church of Mary’s Annunciation is located in Opatija in Joakim Rakovac Street, behind the shopping center Slatina (it is 600m away from the most famous monument “The Girl with a Seagull”)
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do crkve Marijina Navještenja koja se nalazi u Opatiji u ulici Joakima Rakovca, iza šoping centra Slatina (od najpoznatijeg spomenika Djevojke s galebom udaljena je oko 600m). 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 Marijina Navještenja koja se nalazi u Opatiji u ulici Joakima Rakovca, iza šoping centra Slatina (od najpoznatijeg spomenika Djevojke s galebom udaljena je oko 600m). Hvala!
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