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Church of St. Donat

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Address: Trg Sv. Stoshije 4 | Trg Rimskog Foruma - Zeleni trg, Zadar 23000, Croatia
Phone Number: 23316166
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The tower of St. Donat Church is iconic in Zadar. The price is 15 kuna (approximately 2 Euro) per person, but it is worth the price. You won't regret the climbing, the view is... read more

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tower of St. Donat Church is iconic in Zadar. The price is 15 kuna (approximately 2 Euro) per person, but it is worth the price. You won't regret the climbing, the view is stunning.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like everything inside the city walls, this impressed me very much. They have done such a nice job of preserving these historical buildings, but also allowing life to be conducted in their midst. This church is certainly one of the highlights there.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I made the mistake of visiting it during the day, not so impressive. But if you go in the night time they put on a wonderful light show inside!

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is built in 9th century. It is located on the Roman Forum and it is a must if you are traveling to Zadar. You can also climb the tower of the cathedral for about 2 euros.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Smething beautiful and miricle is how is she old and live ...The church of St . Donat is located in the central part of the historic center , next the ruins of the ancient forum . It is dedicated to Holy Trinity. Been in Zadar and dont see st Donat is how that you dont visit Zadar. For fifty years... More 

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Wroclaw, Poland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's nothing special that someone build a church using material from Roman forum. What' special in St. Donat is that the material was used seemingly at random (a stone here, a part of column there, lets's put it horizontal, or vertical, or at angle, because it's fun, right?) - and the effect is stunning. The space, the lighting - it's... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not get me wrong, this church is absolutely stunning - its architecture, its proportions, its light. It's ancient, powerful and elegant. It is the most impressive building in a city full of impressive buildings. However, I'm giving it 4 stars because it's terribly messy and I'm hoping that someone who runs its visitor operations might read this and do... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful monument! The relationship with the Palatine Chapel of Aachen is obvious! Also, foundations overlooking the stones of the Roman forum is very interesting! I highly recommend it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You should climb the tower of St Donat Cathedral, you won't regret, the view is stunning. It's also cheap, 15 kunas or 2 euros per person. It's not suitable for old people, since there are a lot of stairs.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning building and representation of Byzantine architecture beautifully preserved. Definitely take your time to just sit inside and take it all in - very simple but somewhat sacred. A Zadar must see!!

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