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ST DONATUS CHURCH

The symbol of the city of Zadar and the most famous monumental edifice in Croatia from the early Middle Ages (9th c.)

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SAINT ANASTASIA´S CATHEDRAL

The biggest cathedral in Dalmatia. Its oldest parts are an early Christian basilica, but its present Romanesque appearance was shaped in the 12th century. During the crusaders´ siege and conquest of the city in 1202, the Cathedral was damaged, but later it was reconstructed and made longer.

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ST SIMEON´S CHURCH

At first, it was an old Christian three-nave basilica, then a Gothic construction and later an interesting monument of provincial baroque.

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ST MARY´S CHURCH AND CONVENT

It is believed that the Convent of St. Mary was founded by a noble woman Čika from Zadar.

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The City Walls and Gates of Zadar

Once the largest city-fortress in the entire Republic of Venice, Zadar’s walls allowed it to retain more of its independence than most of its neighbouring cities, and meant that it was never captured by the Turks.

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ST CHRYSOGONUS CHURCH

A three-nave basilica with a lavishly decorated semicircular apse, in the Romanesque style, was named after Saint Chrysogonus the martyr, a patron saint of Zadar.

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Grisogono-Vovo´s Palace

The Grisogono family is one of the oldest in the history of Zadar. Federico Grisogono, the Renaissance scholar who was also involved in music, descended from one branch of the family. The house  ...

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RECTOR´S PALACE

The Rector´s Palace was recorded in historic sources as early as the 13th century. The wall structure reveals Romanesque and Gothic layers from the Middle Ages.

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THE REMAINS OF THE CHURCH OF STOMORICA

The floor plan of the church is fascinating: the five semicircular apses (typical of early Dalmatian church architecture) and the semicircular portal surrounding the central space give it an unusual six-leaved clover shape.

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The edifice of the Zadar University

A former Institute of St. Dimitri with a chapel. It is a dominant point of Zadar panorama from the sea, a monumental building on the New waterfront built at the beginning of the 20th century in the Neo-classicist  ...

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