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Jul 21, 2017
“Walk among the sarcophagi”
Feb 19, 2017
“Very interesting part of early Christian Salona. This is one of the greatest early Christian cemeteries. Worth it.”
The Christians followed Roman tradition and customs that the dead had to be buried outside towns. Manastirine, along with Kapljuc and Marusinac were private country lands for cemetaries. The reason was that in Salona, the first Christian cemeteries...more
Solin 21210, Croatia
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Reviewed July 21, 2017

Ante Batarelo has led our shore excursion group of Prinsendam cruisers that was organized on Cruise Critic Rollcall to the Basilica and Manastirine cemetery ruins of Salona. Ante points out the Narthex with its marble entryway. From there we can see the presbytery and the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Michael P
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Before excavation, there were vineyards and olive trees among the remains of the walls. Later, a vast Christian cemetery, with graves of all types, was found. This archaeological site is particularly important for ecclesiastical history since here was buried Saint Domnius (Sveti Dujam), Bishop of...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank anacW3256HT
Reviewed April 19, 2016

A nice archeological site located outside of the ancient city of salona. Formerly a Roman cemetery, there are a number of fine gravestones around, right next door is the early christian basilica, reconstructed to some degree but still a permanent ruin. Very picturesque though. A...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank RobertAleksandrowicz
Reviewed December 28, 2015

This complex is on the north side of the ruins outside the old town wall and between the parking lot and museum/ticket booth. There are ruins on top of ruins here. So much so it's hard to tell what's what. There are clear foundations for...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Bradley T
Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful site. Large number of ruins- at several locations. Very surprised how few people there. Each to walk to from Solin Hotel President.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank ladybegood
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Beautiful and impressive ruins.this site is easy to access from split and is well worth the visit.Part of the site of old Solin.it contains one of the earliest christian Cemeteries from the ancient world

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank slartymiec
Reviewed February 21, 2015

I love historical places and this is one. If you are in Split, pelase do not miss this location. It is great, it shows how big was the Roman Empire in Croatia. The only thing is that this whole complex lacks information adn context, they...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank David T
Reviewed October 16, 2014

Manastirine is claimed to be one of the first Christian Cemeteries dating from around 300 AD. The ruins, and examples of the early burial sites and the use of the oesophagus, are well preserved. During the oppressive Roman era most of the dead were cremated....More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Warren D
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