Church of St. Rocco

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Church of St. Rocco is located on the highest hill in Trpanj, which offers a view of the whole village and the open sea. The church was built in the late 16th century as a votive church. St. Roch or Rocco is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church who lived in 14th century France and contracted the plague twice. He is revered as a protector against plague and infectious diseases in general. In the 19th century, the church underwent alterations. A monumental staircase, built in 1927, leads to the church. The second and smaller steps lead to the church of St. Nicholas on the other hill.

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Trpanj

Place Location

20240, Trpanj

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Kathi

Kathi

10/24/2021

My tour at the Church of Saint Rocco was amazing and i was perplexed by the rich historical story of the place. I loved the superb views of the landscape and the sea from the church that is located uphill. The art work of the church is mindblowing and would stare at the amazing piece of work for hour on the walls and other paintings. The architectural structure of the church of saint Rocco is beautiful and eye catching. Peaceful place with conducive environment to visit and i recommend a visit to the place.
Lois

Lois

08/25/2021

We were surprised by the skills of the painters, it was a great feeling looking at the paintings within the altar. St Rocco has numerous statues, i especially loved their arrangement. The art in the church surpassed my imagination and made me appreciate artwork more. The view from the hill was panoramic, we could see the village and the sea very clearly. Will definitely come back
Moritz

Moritz

10/25/2021

Located on a hill, this church is a must visit. I really loved trekking to the top. It offers a great view of the sea and land. The stairs are magnificent. This votive church is quite small but the architectural design still stands out considering it was built in the 16th century.
Timothy

Timothy

08/04/2021

The great church of St Rocco has got numerous statues of former saints. I liked the arrangement. Superb
Thom

Thom

09/21/2021

It was a great moment looking at the beautiful paintings within the alter. We were surprised by the skills of the painters.
Pernilla

Pernilla

10/01/2021

Art has always fascinated me. I visited this gallery and it surpased my imagination. I never knew the old and the new can be put together to produce something fabulous and magical. My bird watching and bird feeding experience was good.
Katja

Katja

07/31/2021

We visited the church and a sign outside the place told about the medieval history of the church and there was a wonderful musician playing live. Unforgettable moments.
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