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The St. Lawrence Cathedral

Trogir, Croatia
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The cathedral, called St. John among local citizens, is the highest building in Trogir, dominating the area.
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  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bell tower” (96 reviews)
“main door” (7 reviews)
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Trogir, Croatia
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"bell tower"
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"main door"
in 7 reviews
"beautiful carvings"
in 3 reviews
"fear of heights"
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"front door"
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"entrance fee"
in 10 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 9 reviews
"worth the effort"
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"nice view"
in 9 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 12 reviews
"st lawrence"
in 7 reviews
"the main square"
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"old town"
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"adam"
in 19 reviews
"portal"
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"eve"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice church with much to see. Liked the treasury the most. It had lots of interesting stuff to see that I have never seen before.

Thank Sofie W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s not an enormous amount to see but the Treasury does house some interesting artefacts. We didn’t go to the bell tower as it looked a bit claustrophobic and it was a very very hot day and under 14s are not allowed.

Thank Telgip
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Old Trogir is packed with stone buildings and narrow winding streets so it is nice to have some higher ground to watche it over and tower of the Catchedral is the right place. Also the interior of the Cathedral is very nice and lavishly decorated....More

Thank Tom T
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The main reason to visit this church is to go up the bell tower to see the city. The church itself is nice but not spectacular and does not have any masterpieces. We climbed halfway the bell tower but did not dare to go up...More

1  Thank Traveler190511
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning building that is well kept and preserved. Unmissable if you’re in Trogir as it can’t be seen from most points

Thank Emma P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Abit expensive for the entrance (4 euroes), however when you get inside, you should definitely visit the bell tower. It is an amazing walk up there, and the view is fantastic. Otherwise, the church is pretty much the same as other churches in Croatia.

Thank Christopher R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit, the view from the top is super, although the steps are super narrow, it's not for anyone who is less mobile.

Thank Allan S
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Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Externally this Cathedral cannot be compared with St James in Sibenik but internally it is in the same class. The portal with an embarrassed Adam and Eve exists here also. The fact that there are three naves is interesting. Search out the Treasury, the Chapel...More

1  Thank Michael H
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

Situated in the Central Square of Trogir, this cathedral is definately worth a visit. I would recommend visiting either early morning or late afternoon after the tour groups have gone. Be aware - no cameras allowed.

Thank Sionwil
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Reviewed 21 June 2018

This cathedral is the glory of Trogir, inside and in its Treasury, but especially for the scenes from medieval life (1240) which surround the west door. You can glimpse this - if you are determined not to pay to go in - but you will...More

Thank Seasonedtraveller33
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Jayne H
15 September 2016|
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Response from Elphax | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, I guess that IT is better to visit and ask a guide
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Jayne H
15 September 2016|
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Response from ora_11 | Reviewed this property |
Trogir is a nice old city, to walk in the narrow street, there is a campenila in the cathedral and staires to go up, the panoramic view around is very nice, maybe the chandlier is in the cathedral.
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Toma T
24 February 2015|
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Response from OpaMarnie | Reviewed this property |
I think the cost is €3.50 for entry, which covers entry to the church sections and the bell tower. Well worth it. Our best photos are from the bell tower!
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