Benedictine Monastery of St. Nicholas

The former Benedictine Monastery with the Church of St. Nicholas and Romanesque fortifications was built in the 13th century on the hill that rises in domination over the bay of Komiža. In the 16th and 17th century the church was extended, Baroque decorations were added, and the entire monastery was fortified. In the interior of the five-nave church created by connecting the side chapels, the wooden and marble altars stand out, and the tombstones are especially preserved. The late Baroque belfry that overhangs the main façade was built on a Romanesque tower. The church was built with finely processed white stone blocks, while the Baroque fort is made of regular hewn blocks of reddish conglomerate – breccia



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