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Franciscan Monastery

Placa 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 20 321 410
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This 14th-century church and monastery contains a pharmacy museum and a world-renowned collection of ancient manuscripts.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“oldest pharmacy” (18 reviews)
“pile gate” (35 reviews)
Placa 2, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
+385 20 321 410
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here when visiting Dubrovnik and pleased that we did. Plenty to see and very interesting. Great gothic porch with ornamental cloister. Pharmacy very good,and large library.

Thank Johnlobster
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Classic cloister interior architecture with a beautiful inner garden. There is also a historical pharmacy within the property.

Thank chicago90Phoenix
Reviewed 14 December 2017

However, there still more to see the pharmacy and colonnade of the cloister also the church is under renovation however you can still have a quick, when we went there was no one, around we had it all to ouselves.

Thank JnVSydney
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Home of the oldest continuing operating pharmacy at 800 years. The pharmacy in modern form is a small room in the monastery, but the old pharmacy is a museum. Interesting.

Thank Carl S
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Interesting and beautiful place for people who love to enjoy architecture and historical places. Walls are filled with paintings and it's better to have a local guide to tell you more about the stories. Entrance fee is needed as it's the oldest pharmacy in the...More

Thank cattyrawrs
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This is a very unique place and probably one of the oldest pharmacies in the world. This has a lot of relics and things that make you appreciate the history behind the Franciscans.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My partner and I found this monastery while out and about one sunny day on our short break in Dubrovnik. What a serene and beautiful place it was, just made us want to reflect on our wonderful time we had spent in beautiful Dubrovnik and...More

Thank guss074
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This Monastery houses the third oldest working pharmacy in the world. You can buy lemon drops, skin cream and other pharmacy products in here. Beyond that, you can see some of the damage done during the 1991 War as well as paintings of the Old...More

Thank aesta
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Lots of relics and beautiful. We enjoyed some quiet time in this monastery and it really is worth a visit.

Thank Anne C
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Within its stone walls are artifacts of the world's oldest pharmacy. There is a gorgeous mid-14th-century cloister and a small museum with a collection of relics and liturgical objects, including chalices, paintings, gold jewelry and pharmacy items such as laboratory gear and medical books. The...More

Thank Linda B
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29 November 2017|
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Response from dsmith31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, According to their web sight you can buy the rose cream at the Old Pharmacy in Dubrovnik. i googled rose cream old pharmacy Dubrovnik and got lots of info. This site will not allow me to put in link. Hope this helps