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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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$89*
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Private Tour: Split Day Trip from Dubrovnik
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Diocletian Palace Walking Tour and Optional Trip to Trogir

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Visited the cathedral and bell tower during our old town guided walking tour. If you're into the history of the architecture of the middle ages you will enjoy seeing these... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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Overland Park, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Visited the cathedral and bell tower during our old town guided walking tour. If you're into the history of the architecture of the middle ages you will enjoy seeing these sights. I believe my mouth was hanging open the entire time. It just leaves you in awe to see these incredible buildings and wonder about how they were built to... More 

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bayern, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

You can pay 5 kuna, (that is really cheap), to climb the bell tower-we got some unique photos doing that...but tall people beware..also those afraid of heights and tight areas!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The surroundings and architecture is breathtaking. Just to sit down at one of the nearby restaurants and enjoy the beauty of the city clock and Tower is what I Call vacation!

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Bogota, Colombia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This cathedral is interesting because it was built over the Diocletian's Place. Most Roman buildings had to be transformed to be considered not pagan by Catholicism. Nice place to see this.

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This Cathedral is stunning and beautifully preserved. Built about 1700 years ago on a site that was a church before it is claimed to be one of the oldest continuously used Christian sites in the world. We were persuaded to climb the tower for the view and while it was amazing it was also steep and a difficult climb that... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I was nervous to climb the bell tower. There is one part -- stone steps -- where it is only wide enough for one person, either up or down. It is steep as well but only a couple of set of stairs. After the stone steps, there are metal steps screwed to the side of the tower. It looks rickety... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

St. Doimus cathedral with its tower is the best known sign of Split. Built inside the palace of the 1,700 year old Palace of the Roman emperor Diocletian, the cathedral is the spot one should not miss. If in a good physical fitness please try to climb tiny stairs to the top of the tower. The view at the old... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

A fascinating old chgurch built within the walls of Diocletian's palace. Well worth a visit and the view from the Bell Tower is well worth the climb.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

While nowhere near the magnitude of the bell tower of Santa Maria del Fiore in Florence, the view from the top of this bell tower is impressive and offers a great view of the city and the Adriatic (which is beautiful) and well worth the price of admission and the hike up the stairs, which was mercifully not bad at... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you don't feel up to the steep climb up the tower, at least be sure to visit this small but very beautiful cathedral packed with religious and art treasures.

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