Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, Split

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Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius feature a third century mausoleum, 12th century bell tower, and 17th century chorus. Visit the Catholic cathedral that claims to be the oldest in the world with its original structure. Admire the rich ornaments and carvings of 14 scenes from the life of Christ on the cathedral's monumental wooden door. Examine the interiors, which show reliefs of Diocletian and his wife around the dome. Enter the cathedral treasury and look for the relics of Saint Duje, which were brought to cathedral after his death. The top of the Bell Tower offers a stunning view of Split. Plan a Split trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
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  • The visit to the Cathedral is a fantastic experience to bring the Man of God. Up the Tower lets you enjoy excellent landscape around in 360 degrees
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  • This cathedral is quite small, and doesn’t take much time to see it, but it has some ornate features that are interesting including an unusual Christ on a forked (Y-shaped) cross in the area behind th...  more »
  • Climb the tower for 25 kunas and enjoy the view of Split. The iron ladder scale and generates enough fear, but worth the climb.
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