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One of the best views in town

I opted out of climbing the tower at St Ivan Evangelista as I suffer from claustrophobia and I had... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
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Former stone building and fine view

St. John was a complex of and old church with different additional buildings. As some other... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Miha P
Maribor, Slovenia
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Gornja ulica, Rab Town, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Monastery and Church of St. John the Evangelist is the only medieval sacred building with procession around the altar. Probably built in the pre-Christian period, and restored during the Romanesque period when the 20 m bell tower was added. The basilica changed hands, starting out...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Dale63
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I opted out of climbing the tower at St Ivan Evangelista as I suffer from claustrophobia and I had an inkling that the journey to the top may be tight. My husband, however, paid the 20 kuna admission fee into the church gardens which were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MichelleBetsy
Reviewed 21 October 2016

St. John was a complex of and old church with different additional buildings. As some other churches it was built on the top side of Rab city. One side is rocky part of the island with fine view to the sea. Archeologists and restorers reconstructed...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Miha P
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Nice historical place in the centre of Rab with great view. The entrance is possible in the morning 10 -12 a.m. and then 7-10 p.m., 20 kuna /adult. Children don't pay.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Eva Š
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I discovered this small place in Rab walking through the small streets of the old town. This place Is the right one to take beautiful photos and to discover something about the history of Rab. The panorama on the sea is amazing! I love this...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Isa B
Reviewed 25 June 2016

You truly get a sense of great history here. With the ocean right next door and a breeze blowing you feel entrapped in history. So well maintained too! Do pay a visit if in RAB!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank melaniejohann
Reviewed 3 June 2015

St. John Evangelist (Sv. Ivan Evanđelista) is one of the few churches in Rab. It's nice to walk around and see nice churces and one of the them is St. John E.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Igor158
Reviewed 23 July 2013

Well kept vestiges of an old church, along the Gornja Ulica ("Superior " street). You can climb the tower (take care!) , but if you don't feel secure to do it then go to the Cathedral Tower, which is easier. You can make photos from...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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