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Monastery and Church of St. Francis

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14th Century Monastery

Before being Croatian, the small town of Pula in Istria was a Roman colony, and slowly developed as a Christian and later Catholic hub. On the hill of Pula past the Roman Forum, you'll find the fourteenth-century Monastery and Church of St. Francis. The site where the monastery was built was a place of worship for centuries beforehand. Built in 1314 in the late Romanesque style, the monastery also includes some Gothic details. It's simple in some ways, as the Franciscans had taken a vow of poverty and humility, but still the fineness of the work of square blocks used for the walls prove the great

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