The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik, Sibenik

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Featuring robust stone fragments, intricate decorative elements, and a dark Gothic interior, The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik represents an important Renaissance structure listed as a World Heritage Site. The cathedral dates back to 1298, though the first boulder was laid in 1402. Over a period of more than a century, this simple stone church gradually received statues of Adam and Eve, the ceiling was adorned with angelic figures, and the facade transformed into a lavish piece of art. Observe the frieze, engraved with 71 faces of men, women, and children. Walk inside to view its dark mystic spaces and powerful ornamentation. Plan your The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik visit and explore what else you can see and do in Sibenik using our Sibenik family vacation planner.
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  • This Cathedral is # 1 in Sibenik. Places, went 500 meters deep into the gate of the old city. And about there only human faces carved on the outside walls of the Cathedral, and it was very unique. Inside is very heavy, but in very beautiful stained glass windows of the rear, was impressive. Also, to the ceiling of the baptismal room is on the lower ground of the right front of the altar has carved Angel very fine, seeing there. Be careful you don't miss.
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  • Cathedral of old feel prestigious. Match time is not allowed. Don't just look around too much. Engraving is beautiful. Human face carved entrance left is each face unique and can be enjoyed. It is that much.
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  • Adam habniga. Restrained beauty rather than finesse. A number of pieces on the outside who faces the Cathedral is impressive.
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  • Symbol of Šibenik and one of the most beautiful churches in Croatia.
  • Now rods can describe the stone-work. It's a must see for everyone who has any interests outside of Facebook.
  • The cathedral of St. Jakov in Sibenik is a unique Gothic-Renaissance monument of the sacral architecture, all of stone, the most famous work of Juraj Dalmatinac. Under the UNESCO protection as a World Heritage Site from 2000.
  • It's a very wonderful place. And have to be seen once. Not only the cathedral...bit the whole Šibenik
  • Unusual building (vaulted stone roof). Good, descriptive leaflet. Interesting exterior stone carvings and rose window. Shame about the large for groups who rather took over the place.