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The Church of St. Filip and Jacob

Vukovar, Croatia
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Franciscan Church

We stopped here during our Vantage cruise. One of our tour guides translated what the priest was... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Lovely inside with hints of it's history

Rebuilt after the 1991 war, it is peaceful and restful, but it shows at it's corners where it was... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
lisa c
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

We stopped here during our Vantage cruise. One of our tour guides translated what the priest was saying about the history of the church. The church was completely destroyed during the Serbian aggression in the 1990s. There are reminders of the war within the church....More

Thank ITRT
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Rebuilt after the 1991 war, it is peaceful and restful, but it shows at it's corners where it was damaged and how it was repaired

Thank lisa c
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We stopped in this village while cruising the Danube with Vantage Deluxe Travel and we were guided through a visit of this beautifully restored church . We first had a concert given by a young couple playing a cello and a guitar and then the...More

1  Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We went here as part of a group tour. The visit started with a beautiful concert in the church hall by a guitarist and cellist. Then the priest gave a short talk on the history and restoration of the church which was in shambles after...More

1  Thank havaneseangel
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We saw this very old church sitting atop the hill and decided to walk up and check it out. There was such a serene feeling while visiting. Hard to imagine that this church was heavily damaged during the 1989 war because it is now a...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This church was built 1723-1732 and in 1991 it was heavily damaged in the Croatian War. When we saw it in July, we found a beautiful church that has been restored since the war. The St. Anthony of Padua altar was destroyed or taken during...More

1  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 14 September 2015

A credit to the towns people for restoring this church to it's former glory. The altars are beautiful & it is a true sanctuary of peace.

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 8 August 2015

In 1996, a cross for the church was made from the burned remnants of the curch. So much damage and near total devastation reduced this church to rubble ... except for a little bit of the brick wall around which much of the new church...More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 28 March 2015

Once upon a time this was a really beautiful church, and then it was destroyed in the war we had. Today, after renewal the church doesn't look the same from the inside, in my personal opinion this is not must see site in Vukovar.

Thank Josip I
Reviewed 15 August 2014

After visiting many beautiful and vibrant places across Croatia, I found Vukovar to be the sad point of my trip. Even though the war ended years ago, there are still reminders of the damage caused. Seeing the pictures and relics of the damage caused to...More

Thank Jadranka K
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