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Shrine of Our Lady of Trsat reviews
A lovely and peaceful church, but worth exploring the whole sanctuary, especially the chapel at the back where people leave items for Mary. (Mainly handmade, craft type items, fascinating to see... more »
The most significant sanctuary in Kvarner dedicated to Mary, and the oldest in Croatia, bases its history on the transfer of the Nazareth House from the Holy Land on 10 May 1291 to Trsat, in the... more »
If you are brave enough to hike the 538(.5?) stairs to get yourself near this church, your first reward will be a Nasoni water fountain that can cool your face and slake your thirst. Your second will be this gorgeous church and the surrounding grounds. A sign nearby gives information about the various things to see in the immediate area.
You must hike quite more than 500 stairs but it's very easy. Very beautiful Church, although a little bit small. There is the Road of the Cross next to the Sanctuary. Beautiful view of the city in the bottom.
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