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Reviewed 4 days ago

The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik is a superb example of Gothic-Renaissance architecture, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2000. The building was begun 1431 and later supervised by Dalmatian master-builder Juraj Dalmatinac, in the Gothic Flamboyant style. Of particular note is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and nice church. Worthwhile to visit and a must to see. Full of history, have a look inside but outside as well, heads on the wall around are interesting. Free enterance.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank zdaati
Reviewed December 24, 2018

Gothic manifests as light a lot of divine light and fingers pointing to the sky. Barok is de kunstvorm bij uitstek van de contrareformatie. Both very religious. In between the renaissance. We, the people, are important. And that is what makes this house of prayer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed November 14, 2018

This is a beautiful cathedral from the outside and is the main building that can be seen in Sibenik.You can visit inside for a fee but i decided to admire this lovely building from outside,plus it states NO photography inside the cathedral. . The architecture...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 2, 2018

This is a nice starting point in Sibenik if you arrive on a cruise. Few steps to climb and get there but it is a focal point. Very nice Cathedral to visit. It is a very important place in Sibenik.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Our tour guide took us to visit, but when they wanted money to go inside, I just walked around outside and admired the architecture.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Cost a little, but the history, the elegance, the quiet reflection is wonderful. Don't miss the subfloor baptism room to the right of the main altar. The carved ceiling is very impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelinggrandmaWy
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We walked all around this beautiful and very ornate Cathedral, admiring the carvings and décor. We postponed an interior visit as a very lively school party arrived at the same time as us.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Linda A
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I fell in Love with Sibenik. I'd been to the over crowded churches and sites of Dubrovnik. I got jostled and bustled around there and then saw Sibenik and fell in love. It has all the same beautiful old architecture, etc but it's much smaller...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

Wonderful church..worth of visiting...whith a beautiful statues and historical types if builduing...very very beautiful

Date of experience: September 2018
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rhodora j
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Response from bmcd67 | Reviewed this property |
The fee to visit is 20kn per person. I know their is a mass schedule but did not ask Mass would be wonderful in this lovely cathedral
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