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Franciscan monastery Živogošće

In 1616., near the water spring and below Biokovo mountain, Franciscan monastery Živogošće has been established. It was center of spiritual life of this area, but also center of literacy, proved by rich library and art kept in monastery. It was burned by Turks in 17th century, but Franciscans renovated it and today the monastery is important touristic destination thanks to its history and architecture.

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