Every year on February 3 in the City of Dubrovnik you can take part in the ancient religious ceremony occasional to Saint Blaise's day.
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".
Where to do?
Stradun (Placa) street
The most famous and popular street in Dubrovnik connects two main entrances to the Old Town - Pile Gate and Ploče Gate.54
Location: the Old Town
Open hours: 24 hours
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