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Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius

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Address: Kraj Sv. Duje 5, Split, Croatia
Phone Number: 021 342 589
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We loved the bell tower, the views were terrific and the climb was reasonable, although the steps are quite steep at the start. The bell tower in Rovinj is a much more challenging... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

We started our day by purchasing the combo tickets to the Cathedral, Bell Tower, Treasury, Crypt and St John Shrine. First the cathedral: granted it is really old but it is also very small. There are many others around the world that are just as old but grandiose. Diocletian's efforts were clearly put on the other under ground areas. Bell... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We loved the bell tower, the views were terrific and the climb was reasonable, although the steps are quite steep at the start. The bell tower in Rovinj is a much more challenging climb. Definitely do the climb up if you aren't scared of heights. Best time is morning, we went about 9:30. The sun is in a good spot... More 

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Lowestoft
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Worth a visit, if you don't mind climbing lots of steep rickety steps and don't mind heights. Views are worth it

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I really enjoyed the cathedral, it was incredibly well built, and beautiful.....all more amazing that it is 1700 years old. We had a guide explain that it was originally built as the burial place for Diocletian, but modified to a Christian Church...very interesting, short tour. We did not climb the bell tower.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Lovely views, great history. Well worth doing this. Diocletian's Palace is a must see and great fun!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

Don't get me wrong, Split is fantastic, but not this one. As we were fascinated by the Palace and the old town, we wanted to see more and bought the combo ticket for the church, treasury, Jupiter's temple and the bell tower. First the church is a good example of a lame trying christian church to be inserted in a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

As you pay and enter there is a sign to remind you that you 'climb at your own risk'. This is easy to shrug off as a standard warning, but it doesn't really tell you how scary the climb can be. It starts off exciting and steadily becomes exhilarating as the steps become more exposed. It is worth the grit... More 

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Panagyurishte, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We bought the combined ticket, which is about 7 euros for all of the open attractions - The Cathedral, The treasury, The Bell Tower and the Temple of Jupiter. The Cathedral of St Dominus was originally built in 305AD as a mausoleum of Diocletian. Personally I did not like the fact that it was turned into a church, all the... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

It's worth paying the admission price to see this jewel. Just beautiful. I was not able to climb the Bell Tower but I would recommended it since everyone was saying how beautiful the view was from there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

As I had already climbed Marjan Hill, I did not give a try to climb the bell tower. So, I simply looked inside the Cathedral and found it had nothing really remarkable. On the other hand, I thought the 65m high campanile was quite elegant.

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Address: Kraj Sv. Duje 5, Split, Croatia
Phone Number: 021 342 589
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Split

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