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Zadar Cathedral

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Address: | incrocio Siroka ulica - Trg Svete Stošije, Zadar 23000, Croatia
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Ancient church

This is an old 9th centurt church. It is grand from outside..but interiors are fairly non attractive. It is dark with little lighting or natural light. Narrow and not very big as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2016
Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is must see place. Fantastic place to visit for history lovers interested in religious locations. In the centre of the old town and next to St. Donat.

Thank Zrinka M
Manama, Bahrain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is an old 9th centurt church. It is grand from outside..but interiors are fairly non attractive. It is dark with little lighting or natural light. Narrow and not very big as you expect in a cathedral

Thank drjsaleh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We had a chance to visit this cathedral, seems that the monument has been rebuilt with other materials than those used at the origin. Go in the late afternoon as it's free otherwise you have to pay to enter...

Thank mamouroune
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The church of St . Anastasia is the largest Dalmatian cathedral . She is beautiful. To enter and sightseeing there are rules and you will not leave if you are not appropriately trained . The bell tower is also superb and you definitely have to climb on it and see a great view of the environment . Legend has it... More 

Thank grofdalmatinski
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

As far as cathedrals go, it's a fairly run of the mill church although the internal stone columns and high wooden ceiling give the church a feeling of being much larger than it actually is. The stone sarcophagus containing the remains of St Anastacia is one of the better features of the interior, but that too is not so impressive.... More 

Thank Bruce M
Wroclaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Sarcophagus of St. Anastasia is really unimpressive - just a stone box. That being said the church is worth the visit - be sure to get a good guide book or buy a leaflet (5 kuna) when you enter - it explains a lot about the architecture of different parts of the church. Wooden choir stalls are really beautiful. Climb... More 

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Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Can be found near the forum. Inside you find marvellous baroc altars and the sarcophagus with the remains od St. Anastacia

Thank AnnekeBr
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

..........sadly, apart from the top quality Romanesque facade, there is little to commend this church or set it apart from many others, though the Baroque altars are quite fine. However, the climb to the top of the tower is well worth the effort (it costs peanuts) and provides excellent views of the town.

Thank John L
Abbotsford, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The church inside has nothing really impressive to see, but the $15 kuna charge to climb the bell tower is well worth it for the photo op's of the entire town. As this is the tallest structure in Old town I enjoyed the tremendous view here.

Thank Rob975
Sydney Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

On a scale of 1 to 10 I'm afraid this is low scoring ! Yep , it was closed which detracts a few points but I found that Zadar had a plethora of impressive Churches and this was but one. The Tower is impressive but time restrictions & cost to go up (with a bung foot) we went , not... More 

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