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Address: Trogir, Croatia
Description: The cathedral, called St. John among local citizens, is the highest...
The cathedral, called St. John among local citizens, is the highest building in Trogir, dominating the area.
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The view from the top

I highly reccomend to climb up the steep and narrow stairs to the belltower. The view is just amazing. You can see the entire town lying on your palm.

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2014
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Bogota, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

It is a nice building to see for a couple of minutes when you arrive to Trogir. But I prefer walking in other parts of the town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I highly reccomend to climb up the steep and narrow stairs to the belltower. The view is just amazing. You can see the entire town lying on your palm.

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Entry cost was very reasonable. The church entry has been beautifully restored and inside was beautiful. We were treated to an organ concert which resonated throughout the cathedral, we realised why ten minutes later - the Queen of Belgium arrived to inspect the site! My husband climbed the bell tower and enjoyed the view, if not the stairs - not... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Magnificent views from the top of Cathedral, so pay an entrance fee and climb steep stairs all the way to the top. It is worth climbing as you will see Trogir from above, Kamerlengo fortress as well as view of Ciovo island.

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

The cathedral, baptistry, and bell tower are well worth the small entrance fee. It is full of history and the statues and frescos are inspiring. Be sure to spend some time viewing the doors, take some pictures for future reference.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

All the guide books delight in saying how splendid this Cathedral in Trogir is. Whilst I would agree that the main door is quite magnificent and worth seeing, the interior of the church was a huge disappointment. Nothing very interesting in the way of sculptures, architecture etc Unless you are desperate don't spend your money visiting but take a peek... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Not grand in size but fascinating nonetheless. Much to see (especially the alter piece and decoration n the West transept - note God's head popping through the ceiling).

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Spend a while and soak up the history and peace in this building. The memorial to St Ivan is wonderful.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The church is small, but loaded with history from 13th -17th century. The bell tower, a step walk on narrow steps, accesses to great panoramic views of Trogir area and beyond. Definitely worth a trip up

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Leeds, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The cathedral, baptistry and bell tower are well worth a visit. The decorated doors tell several stories and it is worth spending the time to "read" them. Climbing the bell tower gives a super view over Trogir's historic core and surroundings. Not one for suffers of claustrophobia but still worth 20Kn even if you only go into the baptistry and... More 

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