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Church of St. Krsevan

| incrocio Ulica Šimuna Kožičića Benje, Zadar, Croatia
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neat old church

Between the Sea Gate and the market place, you will find this building. I loved the architecture... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
CFEIII
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Austin, Texas
A beautiful Romanic basilica

This beautiful Romanic basilica with three naves from 12th century has been completed by a Baroque... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
424tarikd
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
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2 Sep 2017
“neat old church”
28 Aug 2017
“A beautiful Romanic basilica”
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| incrocio Ulica Šimuna Kožičića Benje, Zadar, Croatia
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Between the Sea Gate and the market place, you will find this building. I loved the architecture! The building is really pretty big and intricately carved. Well worth the free wander by.

Thank CFEIII
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This beautiful Romanic basilica with three naves from 12th century has been completed by a Baroque altar, a work of Venetian artist Alviso Tagliapietro

Thank 424tarikd
Reviewed 15 March 2017

While churches tend to be covered in ornaments and decorative statues, St. Krševan is not. The walls are simple stone with almost no ornaments, and the only decor are the altars with its typical statues. I feel, that this simplicity reflects Jesus' teachings more than...More

Thank AjmoCa
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This church is often forgotten by the tourists. The great thing about it is that it is not crowded like the rest of attractions in Zadar. You can take photos and look at it in piece. And it looks stunning. Also, right behind the church...More

Thank nix418
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is one of the most beautiful Romanesque churches I've ever seen, well preserved on the outside. Elegant, with beautiful proprotions and a stunning apse.

Thank hrcaksmrcak
Reviewed 1 January 2016

St Krsevan (st chrysogonus in English) is a 12th century church consecrated in 1175. It's easy to miss as it's not on the main thoroughfare through the old town. But it is easy to get to as it's only 2 short blocks north from St...More

Thank tradIndy
Reviewed 14 June 2013

Lovely 12th century church,so disappointed to see it is not open to visitors,is it being renovated?The semi-circular apse is just beautiful.

2  Thank James G
Reviewed 29 May 2013

A Romanesque church that stands out in town .It is over 900 years old and not much left of the original interior but the exterior is impressive and when lit up at night, is rather aesthetically extraordinary.

2  Thank fjorthur
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