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As we walked along the Opatija seaside with came across this small church dedicated to Sveta Jakova (St Jacob). We did not go inside but viewed it from the outside.
According to Wikipedia, the small hamlet of Opatija itself developed around a Benedictine abbey dedicated...More
We approached from the sea, as we were boated to the church for a wedding, with a short walk from the harbor through beautiful floral gardens. The church is not ornate, more typical of the churches of this region. The area above the altar in...More
Lovely smaller church by the sea and in a nice location. Very simplistic inside but beautiful with a few small stained glass windows and a lovely alter but nothing is overdone. Look for the bell tower and you’ll know you’re there. There is also a...More
This church is located right beside the sea. You will first notice it’s stone bell tower as you approach. We were fortunate to visit right after Christmas, and it was still had a couple Christmas trees at the altar and other festive decorations.
It's located between the water and the main street of the town and perhaps because it was a weekday...the church and the grounds in front were nearly deserted. It's worth a visit if you're in the area.