St Peter’s Church (Crkva Svetog Petra)

St Peter's Church (Crkva Svetog Petra) - front facade

St Peter’s Church (Crkva Svetog Petra) – This small Gothic church, dating from the 14th century, is one of the oldest in the Old Town. It’s located on the small square next to the Cathedral on the corner with Ulica Don Pavla Pose. The simple main facade is embellished with St Peter’s relief made by Bonino da Milano.

St Peter's relief made by Bonino da Milano.

St Peter’s relief above the main portal

Interior of the Church has open beams ceiling, as well as thirteen wooden Baroque statues of the Apostles and Evangelists that are displayed on consoles along the walls.

The statue of Saint Peter is on the altar. These wooden pieces were created by an unknown artist from Venice in the 18th century. Old gravestones are dotted along the Church’s floor.

The tiny little square in front of the Church, adjacent to the main square, is often used by a local artist, musicians and poets for live performances.

Church with square and nearby Cathedral

Square with Church and Cathedral

St Peter's Church (Crkva Svetog Petra) in 1930s

Above photo: St Peter’s Church in the 1930s

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GPS Location coordinates: 42.961771, 17.136402

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