The Church of St. John The Baptist


Copyright: Climber 1959/
DESTINATIONS croatia vodice Do & See The Church of St. John The Baptist

The Church of St. John The Baptist

Rakitnica settlemnt was mentioned in 1311 and today are still discerned the remains of the former houses and walls built in a dry-wall. A local church of St. John the Baptist, located close to the village, was built in 1445 when the parish of Rakitnica was founded. Masses are held twice a year, on the holidays of St. John the Baptist.

Do & See

Vodice is an old settlement with a rich history. In the town of Vodice and its surroundings you can find a lot of historical places and buildings worth visiting. The Roman settlements like Velika Mrdakovica Arauzona or Roman Prižba on Srima peninsula can be reached on foot or by bike. A great number of famous small churches with very interesting architecture are gathered in and around Vodice. The small island of Prvic is one of the places that should be visited.