Racic Family Mausoleum

Cavtat, Croatia

The Mausoleum of the Račić family (Our Lady of Angels) is the work of the Croatian sculptor Ivan Meštrović, built in 1922. It is located in the Saint Rocco Cemetery, on the highest point of the Rat Peninsula, above the urban centre of Cavtat. It can be approached from the southern side following the street near the Our Lady of Snow Franciscan Monastery, or continuing along Prijeko Street from the east.

In the place of today’s Mausoleum, used to be the Saint Rocco Chapel, which was yet again preceded by a medieval church consecrated to Saint Tryphon probably situated at the same spot.

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Founded: 1922
Category: Cemeteries, mausoleums and burial places in Croatia

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