Church of the Holy Cross is a Croatian Pre-Romanesque Catholic church originating from the 9th century in Nin.According to a theory from an art historian Mladen Pejaković, the design has an intentionally unbalanced elliptical form designated to "follow" the position of the Sun, retaining the functionality of a calendar and sundial. In its beginning, in the time of the Croatian principality, it was used as a royal chapel of the duke's courtyard nearby.The church is that of a central type, it features the Croatian interlace and a carved name of the Croatian župan "Godečaj".The church is known under the moniker of "the smallest cathedral in the world", but it does not actually contain the seat of a bishop of Nin today.Before you head to Nin, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Nin trip planner , to make sure you see all that Nin has to offer, including The Church of the Holy Cross.
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xlsugarAugust 16, 2017
ok faut la voir car c'est soit disant la plus petite au monde mais quand on entre : rien. juste une boîte pour l'aumône à l'entrée. more »OK you should see because it's supposedly the smallest in the world, but when you enter: nothing. just a box for alms at the entrance.
sommy19August 15, 2017
Sicuramente merita una visita anche solo per il suo piccolo ma interessante record. Interni spogli e semplici, che non sono affatto un difetto della struttura. Peccato solo per le condizioni in cui ve... more »Definitely worth a visit just for its small but interesting records. Bare and simple interiors, which are not a fault of the hotel. Shame about the conditions in which (no shortage of bird nests and other "surprises" of animals) ...
Jozef CAugust 10, 2017
Zaujímavé miesto, ktoré sa pýši titulom najmenšia katedrála na svete. Očakával by som, že o takúto pamiatku bude lepšie postarané. Exteriér je primerane udržiavaný, ale v interiéry je to jednak prázdn... more »Interesting point, which boasts the title of the smallest cathedral in the world. I would expect that the monument will be better taken care of. The exterior is adequately maintained, but in the Interior is both blank without any liturgical utensils and secondly, nests of birds ... the plaster peeled The initial enthusiasm later after entering the Interior. Admission is free, however, you can volunteer to help.
Jan IstenicMay 22, 2017
Bare minimum. Just God and you... No blasphemes gold decorations 👍
Gessell .WolitskiJune 8, 2017
Small one room church. A few birds have made nests here. Otherwise, it's empty.
Sašo PanićMarch 5, 2017
Interesting small, but I mean really small church.
Gary WrightOctober 28, 2016
Situated in the middle of the ruins of a series of buildings, this tiny church nestles beautifully into the picturesque surroundings of Nin. The claim is that this is the smallest cathedral in the world, although not technically true (no longer a seat for a bishop) it is a delightful place to visit and take a few snaps and if you're in the area, possibly Zadar, a trip here and to Nin would certainly be worth your time.
Dejvi TaskAugust 2, 2016
Smaller but nice:)
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