Church of the Fortress of St. Mary of Mercy


This is an amazing historical fortress which is also a church. The Church of St. Mary of Mercy is not the only historical church on the island of Hvar, but it is definitely one of the most impressive. What makes it so special is that it is a real fortress. Marija od Milosti is very unique in its design, which is a real rarity among European fortress churches.This church is the most beautiful and most impressive architectural area in Vrboska.During the tourist season the Church of St. Mary of Mercy is open from 10 to 12 and from 18 to 19 hours , but in the preseason you should announce a visit to the parish office.

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№2 of 49 places in Island of Hvar
№18 of 2047 places in Croatia
№1 of 1 Churches and cathedrals in Island of Hvar
№4 of 275 Churches and cathedrals in Croatia

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Šabotova kola 79, 21463, Vrboska


(15 reviews)
Rich Historical story of the church with amazing building and we loved the impressive fortress it sits on.
very good!!!
The fortress is a wonderful historical heritage. My friends and I visited the place. It is a great place that is impactful and educative.
Church of the fortress of St Mary is so beautiful. The design of the fortress is top-notch with amazing features.. I recommend this place for tour.
The high walls of the church, and huge bells. Very unique construcy=tion style that I had not witnessed anywhere else.
Wonderful views of the village from the top of the tower andamazing feeling climbing up the tower. The church has some rich history that is interesting and i enjoyed my tour at the place.
This church is quite fortified. I enjoyed its quiteness and its great ancient details. it offered a serene environment for book reading
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