Church of the Holy Annunciation, Dubrovnik

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The Church of the Holy Annunciation is a Serbian Orthodox church in Dubrovnik, south Croatia. It was built in 1877 inside the Walls of Dubrovnik in the old town. The church sustained damage from bombing during the Siege of Dubrovnik.HistoryThe church has a valuable collection of icons, some of them dating from the 15th and 16th centuries. A comprehensive history of the church and its parish entitled The Serbian Orthodox Church in Dubrovnik to the Twentieth Century was published in Dubrovnik, Belgrade and in Trebinje in 2007. The book was published in the Gaj's Latin and the Serbian Cyrillic alphabetReconstructionIn 2009, the church was restored using funds from the Ministry of Culture of Croatia, City of Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, private contributions and credit. This was the first restoration of the church.Museum of Serbian Orthodox Church in DubrovnikThe church community maintains a museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church in Dubrovnik. It keeps religious objects such as a copy of the Miroslav Gospels from 1897, a gospel in Russian printed in Moscow in 1805 and busts of Ivan Gundulić and Vuk Stefanović Karadžić The museum also has 18 portraits. Of these, 9 depict Vlaho Bukovac Other portraits depict Medo Pucić, Valtazar Bogišić, Petar II Petrović-Njegoš and Vuk Stefanović Karadžić. To visit Church of the Holy Annunciation and other attractions in Dubrovnik, use our Dubrovnik route builder.
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  • Monday 13th June we visited what we thought was an old Church in the Old Town of Dubrovnik. The original Church was built in 1877, however it was severely damaged by bombs during the Siege of... 
    Monday 13th June we visited what we thought was an old Church in the Old Town of Dubrovnik. The original Church was built in 1877, however it was severely damaged by bombs during the Siege of...  more »
  • We sat in here for a few minutes and had some peace and quiet. The exterior looks new and the interior is lovely. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. The cats of Dubrovnik seem to like it as... 
    We sat in here for a few minutes and had some peace and quiet. The exterior looks new and the interior is lovely. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. The cats of Dubrovnik seem to like it as...  more »
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  • Pretty orthodox church that is calm and chilly. We came in with my young son who fell asleep in my arms. We stayed there for me than twenty minutes so we could all rest. A peaceful moment.
  • We came across this church while walking around in Dubrovnik. A very pretty church and a very calm one. The alter is very ornate. Very photogenic church

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