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Visit the Festivity of Saint Blaise in Dubrovnik

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Visit the Festivity of Saint Blaise

Place: Stradun (Placa) street in Dubrovnik, Croatia

On the celebration of Saint Blaise's day, Dubrovnik saint protector and patron, as well as a thousand years ago, they hold a solemn church service. A lot of priests and believers come to the Old Town of Dubrovnik from all over the city and surrounding areas in bright national costumes. Traditionally they pass a long procession along the main street of Dubrovnik, Stradun st., carrying the saint relics of the city.

During the celebration of Saint Blaise's day, Dubrovnik is specially decorated and illuminated. At this time, the city hosts a variety of cultural and musical events. Festivity was made a part of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage.

Festivity starts on February 2 but the main celebration takes place on the next day, February 3.

You should visit and take part in one of the oldest holidays in Croatia to "see the Mediterranean is as it once was".

Location: the Old Town

Open hours: 24 hours

Stradun (Placa) street on the map

Stradun (Placa) street
Stradun (Placa) street#3 of 22 places to visit in Dubrovnik

The most famous and popular street in Dubrovnik connects two main entrances to the Old Town - Pile Gate and Ploče Gate.

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