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Church of Our Lady of Health in Zadar

It was built in the 18th century in baroque style at the site of an older church, as well as the mausoleum of Archbishop Zmajevića. It keeps the image of Our Lady of the Fortress painted by Blaz Jurjev Trogiranin in the 15th century. (Now in the permanent exhibition of church art). It enjoys a great reputation and popularity in many generations of Zadar's inhabitants. In World War II it was completely destroyed, and only have a bell tower and a little shrine. It was restored only in 1990 valuable donation of the late Msgr. Simeon Duce, who is in it and buried.

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Additional Photos by Piotr Fagasiewicz (PiotrF) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 4757 W: 2 N: 8657] (41670)
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