Things to do in Sisak-Moslavina County, Central Croatia: The Best Sacred & Religious Sites

July 24, 2021 Vivienne Hutton

Discover the best top things to do in Sisak-Moslavina County, Croatia including Orthodox church of the birth of the Holy Mother of God, Remains of St. Nicholas church, Remains of the St. Rocco chapel, Remains of St. Anne church, Statue of Jesus the Savior, St. Rocco stairs, Stained glass windows at the Church of St. Anthony, The parish church of St. Anthony of Padua, Orthodox church of the St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel, Crkva sv. Lovre u Petrinji.

1. Orthodox church of the birth of the Holy Mother of God

Tirol ulica, Hrvatska Kostajnica Croatia
Orthodox church of the birth of the Holy Mother of God

Orthodox church of the birth of the Holy Mother of God was built in in 1868. It's located on the mountain Tirol. It is not open for visitors.

2. Remains of St. Nicholas church

Ulica Vladimira Nazora 44, Hrvatska Kostajnica Croatia
Remains of St. Nicholas church

The church was first mentioned in the records in 1334 as a wooden chapel my by franciscans. Later on it got equipped better. It was destroyed in 1991.

3. Remains of the St. Rocco chapel

Planina Djed, Hrvatska Kostajnica Croatia +385 44 551 558
Remains of the St. Rocco chapel

From the remains of St Nicholas church, St. Rocco stairs will take you to the remains of St. Rocco chapel. Unfortunately only the remains of the floor are left after the year 1991. The chapel was built in 1734.

4. Remains of St. Anne church

Ul. Ratka Djetelica, Hrvatska Kostajnica Croatia +385 44 551 558
Remains of St. Anne church

This is the former parish church, built in 1720. It was made on the ruins of a wooden chapel of St. Francis. This was probably the first location of Franciscan monastery. After the Homeland war there are only walls and obelisk left. It's located right next to the cemetery.

5. Statue of Jesus the Savior

Planina Djed, Hrvatska Kostajnica Croatia
Statue of Jesus the Savior

The statue is on a slope of the hill Djed and it offers a great view of the town Hrvatska Kostajnica and river Una.

6. St. Rocco stairs

Rokove stube, Hrvatska Kostajnica Croatia
St. Rocco stairs

These stairs start right nexto to remains of St. Nicholas church, near spring Pekinac. Climbing them you will reach the remains of chapel of St. Rocco where there is a great view of the town.

7. Stained glass windows at the Church of St. Anthony

Ul. Davorina Trstenjaka 3, Hrvatska Kostajnica 44430 Croatia 38538544851021 http://pilgrimagekostajnica.com/en/tour/pray-at-parish-church-st-anthony/
Stained glass windows at the Church of St. Anthony

Stained glass windows in the parish church were made by an academic painter Branimir Dorotić. They are representing the patron saint of the city St. Anthony of Padua and the scenes from Jesus' life. It is necessary to announce your visit to the parish priest on the phone number provided. The masses are held on Sundays at 10am and on working days at 6,30pm.

8. The parish church of St. Anthony of Padua

Ul. Davorina Trstenjaka 3, Hrvatska Kostajnica 44430 Croatia +385 44 551 558 [email protected] http://pilgrimagekostajnica.com/en/sacral-heritage/st-anthony-of-padua-church-and-monastery/
The parish church of St. Anthony of Padua

The parish church was built in the 18th century by the Franciscan Order. It suffered great damages throughout the history and how it has been restored.

9. Orthodox church of the St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel

Ul. Davorina Trstenjaka 9, Hrvatska Kostajnica Croatia +385 44 551 558 [email protected] http://www.hrvatska-kostajnica.hr/sakralni-objekti/crkva-sv-arhangela-mihaila-i-gavrila
Orthodox church of the St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel

The original church was built in 1743 in Baroque style, but it was completely destroyed in 1941. Todays church was built in 1972 on the same position, but much smaller and in different shape.

10. Crkva sv. Lovre u Petrinji

Rkt Crkva Sv Lovre, Petrinja Croatia http://www.croatiayp.com/company/13969/RKT_CRKVA_SV_LOVRE

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