Top Post »

| 5 Comments | 

The island of Solta is properly the most overseen Island pearl at the Adriatic. The island, is often forgotten when people speak about the Dalmatian …

Read the full story »
Beaches in Croatia

If you like to know where about the beaches in Croatia, you should check out our collection here

Dalmatia

Read about Split, Dubrovnik, omis Riviera, Makarska riviera and the beatiful dalmatian islands

Guides

Useful stuff like prices, guides to cities, sights to see and other stuff you should know about!

Istria

Read about all the great Istrain cities like Porec, Rovinj, Pula, Motovun and other.

shopping

Price guides, cost of stuff and service and other things related to budget planning

Home » Culture, Kvarner, Rijeka, trips

Trsat, a hill above Rijeka

Submitted by |

Yesterday was first sunny day since we moved to Rijeka. I cleaned dust from camera and we went to first look around:-)

We choose to go and see Trsat, which is a peaceful hill above Rijeka, with one of the oldest Croatian sanctuaries dedicated to the Virgin Mary, as we felt a need to thank for safe trip, movement, job etc.

Trsat Rijeka Trsat Rijeka Trsat Rijeka

The sanctuary is actually an old settlement and fortress that still treasures numerous artefacts, churches and other monuments. In the centre of Trsat, stands the Church of Our Lady of Trsat. In front is huge monument in memory of Pope’s visit. Alongside the church is situated Franciscan monastery. The inside of both is full with beautiful works of art. Part of monastery that really affected us is Chapel of Votive Gifts. Walls are full of pictures, hand made works, words of gratitude, some of them are older than 150 years. Reading them we felt amazing, like getting our own strength for new “battles”.

Trsat Rijeka Trsat Rijeka Trsat Rijeka

Few steps from church are the Trsat Hill-Fort placed. Its history dates from prehistorically times, and is a witness of great history and gives beautiful view to town and river Rječina. During the summer, the hill-fort is the cultural and artistic centre of Rijeka – the site of many art exhibitions, concerts, theatrical performances and other types of entertainment.

Trsat Rijeka Trsat Rijeka Trsat Rijeka

Here you can refresh your self with drink on the terrace and shoot unforgettable photos:-)

Tags: , ,

Leave a comment!

Add your comment below, or trackback from your own site. You can also Comments Feed via RSS.

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> 

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar.

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.