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Our Lady of Trsat's Sanctuary

Frankopanski Trg 12, Rijeka 51000, Croatia
+385 51 452 900
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The Our Lady of Trsat Sanctuary, the oldest sanctuary dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Croatia, which is daily visited by numerous pilgrims both from Croatia and abroad. It is famous for its numerous concessions and for the pilgrimages by numerous believers throughout the year, and especially on the Assumption of Mary holiday. The Sanctuary includes the Church of Our Lady of Trsat, the Franciscan monastery, the thesaurus, the Chapel of oath gifts, Mary’s park and Pope John Paul II’s pastoral centre.
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Frankopanski Trg 12, Rijeka 51000, Croatia
+385 51 452 900

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Take the stairs up and don't miss the chance to touch the pope's hand! It was Corpus Christi the day we happened upon this lovely church. We found it at the top of a wonderful long staircase leading up from Rijeka first build many centuries...More

Thank rhondarecreates
Reviewed 23 March 2017

the complex is situated above city centar of rijeka,beautifull trsat hill,....charming old town separated from rijeka ,it look like small village. complex contain a few bildings, and for my opinion the greatest is thanksgiving room.......place for people who feel gratitude for our lady's mercy.......beautifull place...More

Thank Karlo H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Importance of this place may not be properly explained even by visit / pilgrimage of Pope itself.. Its a story of Our Lady/Madonna chappel that miraculous appeared (by flight from Holy Land Jerusalem?) on this site, bringing local people hope and well beeing, also miraculous...More

1  Thank Rmohovic
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Visited this Svetište twice. Not sure how non-believers perceive it, but as religious person, I feel some strange attraction to it. Especially the votive chapel (Kapela zavjetnih darova) made strong impression on me and I was happy to spend time there. The Sanctuary being run...More

1  Thank dolfort
Reviewed 20 September 2016

After having climbed up the stairway of more than 500 steps one gets to contemplate the marvelous Church of Our Lady, That church has made Trsat be the site of exceptional religious events and gatherings for over 700 years. In fact the sanctuary of Our...More

Thank periandro
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The church is definitely a sanctuary of tranquility; until a busload of tourists arrive. If they do as you enter then turn back to the outside grounds and take the winding path up to the observation point and go past the the 14 "Stations of...More

1  Thank Conram
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

No such words to describe it.. Peacefull and beautifull. Place to rest a bit from everyday, and to find inner stillness. If You are arround Rijeka come and visit..

Thank Karleto2013
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Pope John Paul II in 2003 have sleep there when he visiting Rijeka There is a great view to the city from the garden.

1  Thank etam_ri
Reviewed 25 October 2015

This site is apparently a site for Catholic pilgrimage and was visited by Pope John Paul II in 2003 - there is a monument in his honour in the gardens. We took a walking path route, but I understand there is also a route which...More

Thank amd_123456
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Legend says that when the Crusaders in 13th century took Mary’s house from Nazareth and brought it to Europe, angels transferred it to Trsat and left it here for half a year. Frankopans then built a chapel there and Pope Urban V sent them the...More

1  Thank Borzov
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