Category Archives: church

Imperial Crypt (Kaisergruft), Vienna

The Imperial Crypt (Kaisergruft) of the PP Capuchins, or the Capuchin Crypt (Kapuzinergruft) There are a lot of photos for this, so please be patient and scroll through. And enjoy! This is below the Kapunziner Church (Kapuzinerkirche), or Capuchin Church, … Continue reading

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On To Sarajevo

The day we left Mostar, we’d arranged for Ermin to drive us to Sarajevo, a drive of a couple of hours. It’s a beautiful drive, past green mountains, and along the Neretva River part of the way, with lakes and … Continue reading

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A Stroll Along the Stradun

    Stradun is the main street that runs through Old Town in Dubrovnik and is packed with people and sights, shopping and eating places. Its official name is the Placa but it’s more commonly called Stratun. It starts at … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik: The Little Church That Could

St Saviour Church (Crkva Sveti Spasa in Croatian) Dubrovnik has many churches and houses of religion, but many people say that this is one of the more beautiful ones, and well worth a visit. It’s a church with a lot … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik’s Franciscan Monastery

  Franciscan Monastery The Franciscan Monastery Museum (Franjevacki Samostan-Muzej). This monastery was very photogenic, so we have MANY pictures. Please scroll through and enjoy! This monastery museum is just inside the Pile Gate, off Stradun. You enter through the door … Continue reading

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Korcula’s St Mark’s Cathedral

St Mark’s Cathedral (Katedrala Sv. Marka) on Korcula As I mentioned in the previous post about sights in Korcula Old Town, the cathedral has some interesting points. It’s on the top main street of Old Town roughly in the middle … Continue reading

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Main Official Sights in Korcula

(My apologies for a gap in posting here: I’ve been away and I’ve been sick) For us, the main pleasure in Old Korcula Town is just wandering around the Old Town, absorbing the atmospheric old narrow lanes and old buildings … Continue reading

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One of the World’s Smallest Churches

  (My apologies to everyone for the longish break in posting here. Our holiday season was hectic, but fun, with extended family and no free time!) Split: A wonderfully evocative space In the north walls, not far from the Gold … Continue reading

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Hoping for Help with Sight

Split: The Crypt of St Dominus Cathedral You approach the crypt entrance on the right side of the cathedral, and descend to a dimly-lit area below the cathedral.   It’s a domed, circular area, with arched openings around the edge … Continue reading

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Split: The Whole City-Palace is One Giant Site/Sight

    As I mentioned before, the main pleasure in Split, Croatia, is just wandering around the Old City, especially inside the old palace walls and close by. In this way, you’ll see the four main gates; walk through the … Continue reading

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