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The St. Lawrence Cathedral

Trogir, Croatia
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Ranked #4 of 17 Attractions in Trogir
Type: Religious Sites
Description: The cathedral, called St. John among local citizens, is the highest building in Trogir, dominating the area.
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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

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 NEW 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 NEW

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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Cranston, Rhode Island
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Imagine the nerve to require some kind of payment to enter a church!! While I can understand requesting some type of donation, this was a slap in the face to Catholics and even non-Catholics everywhere.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This cathedral is just amazing. We climbed up the bell tower and the view from there is just amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Fascinating construction and work of art. Definitely climb the bell tower if you don't mind heights. Even in August it wasn't too crowded, perhaps because they charge admission. I heard a few people complain about it so they never went inside. If you are interested in history and architecture, you won't mind paying 25kn (about 3euros), to get in and... More

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