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photographer PjMt.

Of the many noble houses, the one that stands out by its beauty is the house of Petris family, a jewel of Gothic-Venetian architecture and the birth-place of the philosopher Franciscus Patritius (1521-1567), today housing a museum. On reflection, we can say that the whole town is a sort of a big museum in which not only the old town walls and doors, but also the town's churches provoke admiration. Also deserving mention is the Church of St. Francis with its monastery and two arches. The museum within the church has various paintings, sculptures, an ethnographic collection, a number of incunabulums, and a rare Senj Prayer-Book from 1493, written in the Glagolic Alphabet. From behind the church, the garden extends all the way to the Roman built "Villa Rustica".

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photographer: PjMt | | country: Croatia | location: Island Cres, Croatia | in gallery: Cres | categories: All, Cityscapes, Artsy Stuff, Architecture | currently browsing: sort by: date (desc), category: All
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