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Address: Trogir, Croatia
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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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Beautiful church

Good luck with the stairs and ladders on the way up to the bell tower. The cathedral is beautiful and well worth a visit as is the whole island of Trogir

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Good luck with the stairs and ladders on the way up to the bell tower. The cathedral is beautiful and well worth a visit as is the whole island of Trogir

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

There are many things to appreciate in the interior and also in main door exterior but our best experience was to go up for the bells in the tower. If you managed to be few minutes before 8 pm at the top, you will have a wonderful view and a loud but nice experience with two minutes of bells sounds.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a small, attractive cathedral with a great view of Trogir from the bellower. The climb to the top is a bit more harrowing than in a typical bell tower, since there are mostly metal steps, and the final few steps were a bit uncomfortable as a short person. Worth the view, though!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Cathedral is located on the main lane of the walled old town beside the main square. Since this cathedral charges for entry, I just examined the marvellous stone carvings on the entry door. The carvings are done in multiple layers around the door as well above the doorway. The figures, all busy doing some agricultural work, are not the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Spectacular! Heart-stopping views of the city from the belfry! An absolute highlight of my trip to Croatia. Highly, highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This medieval Cathedral is a must see site in the UNESCO town of Trogir. The Romanesque stone door frame is very unusual and dates back to the 13th century AD. It has two lions (a symbol of Venice) and a statue of Adam & Eva. The interior is quite interesting too. Going up to the Bell Tower is another worthy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Beautiful and well preserved with fascinating interior and items. If you're not afraid of heights you need to take it to the top. Marvelous view of Trogir and the old town. The stairs to the top are "spacious", very narrow and nothing for the claustrophobic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This beautiful, old church is well worth a visit. The nominal fee is worth it for several reasons -- first the church itself is beautiful and very, very old. But even better is the view from the tower, which is arguably the best in the small city. I chickened out in the final climb because the steps were metal and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

The church has been restored very nicely. Like all attractions, it require an entrance fee but it includes the cost to go up to the Bell Tower. Those under 14 are not allowed to go and its for good reason. The steps are steep and hollow, it is way harder to climb than the one in Split. The top few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

This is a beautiful church on one of the central squares. The doors and surrounds are ornately carved and the inside very plain, attractively so which is nice after the overly ornate style of many of the continental churches. We didn't go up the tower!

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Address: Trogir, Croatia
Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Trogir

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