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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