THE CHURCH OF SAINT-IGNATIUS IN DUBROVNIK

The church of Saint-Ignatius in Dubrovnik – it’s been built as a baroque church on a hill with representative facade modeled on the church of Saint-Ignatius in Rome. The project was developed by Andrea Pozzo and the construction was finished in 1725. Illusionist baroque frescos inside with the scenes from life of Saint-Ignatius Loyola were painted by Gaetano Garcia. In 1885 […]

THE GAME OF THRONES FORTRESSES – LOVRIJENAC

The fortresse Lovrijenac is located on a cliff, 37 m above sea level, on the west side of Dubrovnik. It is famous by wedding ceremonies and performances. It’s the most important symbol of resistance to the Republic of Venice. At the entrance to the fortress is an inscription in Latin: “NON BENE PRO TOTO LIBERTAS VENDITUR AURO” (Freedom cannot […]

FORTRESS KLIS – SILENT WITNESS OF CROATIAN TUMULTUOUS HISTORY

KLIS FORTRESS is located in the place of the same name, near Split. It is the largest fortress in the Dalmatian county. For two millennia the fortress was the key of Dalmatia and the true altar of the homeland. As a silent witness of Croatian tumultuous history and a symbol of the struggle against the Turks, […]