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CHURCH FORTRESS OF SAINT MARY OF MERCY, VRBOSKA ISLAND HVAR

Today I'm sharing with you an amazing historical fortress that is also a church. The Church of St. Mary of Mercy is not the only historical church on island Hvar, but it is definitely one of the most impressive ones. What makes it so special is that it is a true fortress.  In addition, the church of Saint Mary of Mercy is very unique in its design, a true rarity among European fortress churches. This church is the most beautiful and impressive architectural site in Vrboska. During the tourist season, the church of Saint Mary of Mercy is open from 10 am to noon and from 6 to 7 pm but in low season you should announce your visit to the parish office. The church fort of Saint Mary in Vrboska is quite a sight! We only glanced at it from outside, but I do plan to come inside as well. I have already blogged about village Vrboska (read my posts here and here). Today I'll focus specifically on this amazing fortress church that you can find in this picturesque village. I also have a b…