Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat
The Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat is the oldest shrine in Croatia. It is daily visited by numerous pilgrims from both Croatia and foreign countries. This shrine is famous for pilgrimages involving many people, answered prayers, and is particularly known for the Feast of the Assumption. Within the sanctuary of Our Lady of Trsat, there is the Church of Our Lady of Trsat, a treasury, the Chapel of Votive Gifts, the Franciscan Monastery, the Pastoral center of Pope John Paul II and St. Mary’s Gardens. Today,the Trsat sanctuary is the most important Marian shrine and also the spiritual center of Rijeka Metropolis that brings together four dioceses: Poreč-Pula Diocese, Rijeka Archdiocese, Gospić-Senj and Krk Diocese.
Category: Temple- church- mosque, Must visit,
Frankopan square, Rijeka 51000
45.331080, 014.456953 (45°19’51.9″N, 014°27’25.0″E)
00385 (0)51 452 900
Near the Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat also be sure to visit:
Trsat Castle in which there is a cafe, museum and magnificent view of the Rijeka and Kvarner. GPS coordinates: 45.332175, 014.455527 (45°19’55.8″N, 014°27’19.9″E), Address: Petar Zrinski 17 street.
GPS coordinates: 45.331080, 014.456953 (45°19’51.9″N, 014°27’25.0″E)
Address: Frankopan square, Rijeka 51000
Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat is located outside the old town of Rijeka on a top of the hill of Trsat, on the Frankopan square.
– On foot: From the old part of the city of Rijeka you can come and walk up the hill Trsat which is about 1.5km or 25 minutes of walking (you have to get to the Petar Kružić stairs that lead to the top of Trsat. There are 560 stairs. Stairs GPS coordinates: 45.327943, 14.449038 (45°19’40.6″N 14°26’56.5″E)
– By car: From the old part of the city Rijeka (from the city tower) you drive about 4km. At the top of Trsat is parking along the road, which is free of charge. Here you can leave the car. GPS coordinates: 45.330828, 14.456263 (45°19’51.0″N 14°27’22.6″E)
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do svetišta Gospe Trsatske koje se nalazi na Trsatu pored crkve
Gospe Trsatske (Frankopanski trg). Ovo je popularno svetište. 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 svetištu Gospe Trsatske koje se nalazi na Trsatu
(Frankopanski trg). Ovo je popularno svetište. Hvala!
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