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Badija: The Franciscan Monastery

Badija: The Franciscan Monastery

The Franciscan Monastery on Badija, built in 14th and 15th century is called The Franciscan monastery of the Assumption of the Mary. The monastery complex consists of several parts (see plan) including The Church of Our Lady of Mercy (Crkva Gospe od Milosti), The Cloister , The Chapel of the Holy Cross and the monastery part. The Church of …

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Badija: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

Badija: The Chapel of the Holy Cross

Chapel of the Holy Cross is a part of Franciscan Monastery on Badija  ( see the plan) and was built in period between 1729 and 1763 by Franciscan monks living in the Monastery at the time. It was designed by Venetian architect Giorgio Massari one of the masters of that period. Situated on …

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Badija: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery

Badija: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery

Above photo: The Cloister of the Franciscan Monastery on Badija The impressive 14th century Gothic-Renaissance cloister, adjacent to Church and Monastery from the North side (see the monastery plan), consists of four rows of stylish single and double-pillared columns enclosing the tranquil inner courtyard of the Monastery. In the middle of the courtyard, on the …

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