Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary
  • Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

  • Address: Vrgorac, Vrgorac, 21276
  • +385 21 674 212
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Relatively close to the church is a monument to Tin Ujevic built in 1991 which celebrated 100 years of the birth of the infamous literary talent of Vrgorac.

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The Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary symbolizes a significant turning point of the history of Vrgorac. Once a Turkish mosque it was converted into a church in 1694 after liberation from the Turks.

The Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary was completely rebuilt after the desturction of the ancient mosque in 1913. The church was made of hewn stone in neo-Romanesque style. This sacral masterpiece has three naves and two church bells dating back to the 18th century. On the main church altar is a stunning Italo-Byzantine Madonna.

The Annunciation of the Virgin Mary was built by architect Ciril Metod Ivekovic. He was a very prominent architect whose work included numerous churches in the Dalmatian region including Zadar, Knin and Benkovac.

Masses are held every Sunday throughout the year by Pastor Ivica Omazic.

Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary

Address: Vrgorac , Central Dalmatia, 21276 View Larger Map