The sacral pathway - Portorož - Piran

The sacral pathway

On the path to religion

The mighty religious architecture, stemming from the days of Venetian occupation, leaves its mark on the beautiful scenery of Piran. Have a look at the detailed and richly decorated religious monuments.

Minorite Monastery of St Francis and the Cloister
As far as acoustics are concerned, the cloister has little competition in Slovenia.
Bolniška 30, 6330 Piran
+386 (0)5 673 44 17
minoriti.piran@rkc.si
http://minoriti.rkc.si/minoriti-3/provincialni-minister/samostani/225-minoritski-samostan-sv-franciska-v-piranu
St George's Cathedral
St George's Cathedral, overlooking Piran from the hill above the town centre and offering a view over three countries, is the largest church building in town.
Adamičeva ulica 3, 6330 Piran
+386 (05) 673 34 40
//www.zupnija-piran.si
The Baptistery of St John the Baptist
The baptistery has an octagonal shape and represents the last addition to the church complex.
+386 (05) 673 34 40
//www.zupnija-piran.si
Church of St Rocco
The church is supposed to have its origin in the 17th century.
+386 (05) 673 34 40
//www.zupnija-piran.si
Church of the Vision of St Mary and the monastery, Strunjan
The church and the adjacent monastery watch over the coast from the top of the hill above the sea.
Župnijska cerkev Marijinega prikazanja, 6230 Portorož
Church of St Peter
Above the entrance, there is a relief depicting the delivery of the Keys to St Peter.
+386 (05) 673 34 40
//www.zupnija-piran.si
The Church of Our Lady of the Snows
Discover a unique example of Gothic tabular painting.
+386 (05) 673 34 40
//www.zupnija-piran.si
Former Church of St Catherine of Alexandria
Right next to the entrance to the Minorite Monastery, there once stood the Church of St Catherine of Alexandria.
+386 (05) 673 34 40
//www.zupnija-piran.si
St Francis's Church
The construction of the church building reaches back to the 14th century.
+386 (0)5 673 44 17
Church of Our Lady of Consolation
The church dedicated was built right where the Church of St Michael had stood before.
Ulica IX. korpusa 20, 6330 Piran
+386 (05) 673 34 40
//www.zupnija-piran.si
St Stephen’s Church and Jewish Square
This church is among the oldest in Piran.
Trubarjeva ulica 27, 6330 Piran
+386 (05) 673 34 40
Our Lady of Health Church
This church was first mentioned in the 13th century.
+386 (05) 673 34 40
//www.zupnija-piran.si
Church of St Bernardine
The monastery and the church date back to the 15th century.
Bernardinska Reber 3b, 6320 Portorož
+386 (0)5 674 67 00
http://zupnija-lucija-portoroz.rkc.si/
Church of Our Lady of the Rosary and the Bell Tower, Nova vas nad Dragonjo
In the 16th century, the church was mentioned under the name »S. Mari(n)a(e) della Villa Morta«, which supports the theory that the village was deserted after the plague.
Nova vas nad Dragonjo 59, 6333 Sečovlje
Piran's cultural treasures

Piran's cultural treasures

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