R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Perast

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R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela stands on the only artificial island in the Adriatic Sea, originally just a rock protruding from the water. Legend says that in 1452, two Venetian sailors found a painting of the Virgin Mary on the rock; from then on, the local seamen swore to build an island around the site and a church dedicated to the Virgin. The small church here dates back to 1632, housing 68 Baroque paintings from the 17th century. Visit a small museum at the site, and view exhibits on the history of Perast, art collections, and items from 3,500 BCE found in a cave nearby. Put R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela into our Perast trip builder site to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Perast.
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  • Unless you are an experienced long distance swimmer in a wet suit, do what everyone else does-- take a water taxi. Built on a man-made island, this charming little active Catholic Chapel houses some.....  more »
  • Our Lady of the Rock church is a small church, just a short boat shuttle from the mainland. It is built on a man made island. Small, but pretty. Relaxing venue.  more »

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