For more than a thousand years, Saint Blaise (also known as Saint Vlaho) has been honored as the patron of Dubrovnik. This beautiful, even flamboyant, church was built in 1715 in the Venetian Baroque style, on the site of a previous church of the same name, which was destroyed by the earthquake of 1667. Located on Luza Square, the church is considered to be one of the great attractions of the city. The exterior architecture is delightful, but be sure to go in and explore the design of the interior. The barrel-vaulted nave is offset by the richly decorated details of the altar.
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