Hvar Cathedral

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General Information

Hvar Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of St Stephen in Hvar, is a Roman Catholic cathedral on the Croatian island of Hvar. The cathedral was built to a Baroque style in the 16th and 17th centuries after a previous church on the site was destroyed by the Turks during the Dalmatian renaissance. The triple aisled cathedral is dominated by its towering bell tower, which is visible from most places in Hvar town. The cathedral is home to many valuable items, including paintings from famous artists.

Getting there

The cathedral is situated on the east side of Hvar Town Square and it is quite dominant in the area. Once on the island of Hvar, which is accessible by boat; the cathedral is based in Hvar Town area of the island which buses run to, as well as taxis.

Opening Times and Admission

Entrance to the cathedral comes at a small cost of around 10KN and it is open to visitors during set times in the morning and afternoon.

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Posted: 9 Sep 2019, 12:43



Centrepiece of the city


Cathedral really is the centrepiece of this city, it dominates the local area. Not architecturally anything to really shout about but it has a pretty bell tower.

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