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Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, Dubrovnik
Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
Modeled after the most ornate Italian churches of the era, Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola boasts some of the region's best-preserved Baroque architecture on one of the city's primary squares. Nestled within the city's warren of medieval streets and pathways, the church was completed in 1725. To reach the entrance, climb a long series of steps modeled after Rome's famous Spanish Steps. Be sure to look at the building's facade, which boasts decorative reliefs, columns, and pillars. Inside the church, explore the grand, vaulted interior with intricate frescoes and religious paintings surrounding the altar and stretching the length of the ceiling. Don't forget to wander through the different chapels and shrines surrounding the main nave. Arrange your visit to Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola and discover more family-friendly attractions in Dubrovnik using our Dubrovnik tour planner.
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This is a lovely old church in the old town. It is a peaceful place to sit or to pray if that is your wish. There is nothing too ornate or fancy about it. Outside their are curved stairs leading down ... read more »
The church is simpler than many Roman Catholic churches but lovely in its own way. The frescoes are a treat and the tourist traffic is not too heavy.
In the hubbub of trying to jam in as many sights as possible, this church is a place of quiet reflection. A peaceful place of quiet in the middle of the old town, this church gives a traveler a place ... read more »
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