Lokrum Monastery

Dubrovnik, Croatia

The Benedictine Monastery is perhaps the most predominant of all points of interest on Lokrum island. The monastery is first historically referenced in 1023 and existed until some point in the 15th century at which point the Benedictine monks were forced to leave the island. Popular legend states that, upon their eviction from the island, the monks of Lokrum passed a curse on any who possessed the island. A portion of the monastery has been converted into a restaurant and another segment has been converted into a museum. The replica of The Iron Throne can be found at the Benedictine Monastery.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Croatia

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Chloe (2 years ago)
Benedictine Monastery is absolutely beautiful. With only a 5 minute walk from Port Portoc, it’s a must see when you visit Lokrum Island. Also used for the garden party scenes in the City of Qarth (Game of Thrones)
VDM3 (2 years ago)
It worth visiting the Benedictine Monastery. We spent quite some time wandering around, enjoying the surroundings.
Charles Seaton Jr. (ChuckDiesal) (2 years ago)
The main place to get history about the island and the throne is present. In the courtyard game of thrones fans might to be familiar with the setting.
Russ Lacuata (3 years ago)
Excellent Experience.
OceanLover (3 years ago)
Worth a visit
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