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Franciscan Monastery

As you pass through the historic old town of Dubrovnik there is no doubt that you will be captivated by all its marvellous sights. One of the buildings that has the most charm both for its façades as well as the museum and the library that are hosted within, is the Franciscan Monastery. The gothic styled main portal was damaged in an earthquake in 1667 and was restored in Baroque style.

This monastery also has served as a pharmacy and hospital one can learn about the traditional remedies and cures as well as wander around among more than 70.000 books. Its 1200 original manuscripts make it into one of the most important libraries in the Europe. Walk through the silent corridors as the sun filters in and simply feel the peace and live the peace. 

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