Cathedral of Saint Domnius, Split

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Cathedral of Saint 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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  • Originally built as Emperor Diocletian’s mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius has become one of the iconic symbols of Split. It’s built in an octagonal shape and considered to be one of the...  more »
  • It is the smallest cathedral I've had ever been, but despite that, there is so much that makes it so special, the oldest catholic church in the world that remains in use in its original structure...  more »
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  • A church with a rich history that goes back to the Roman period. Interesting interior with a round design and a simpler church design. Main highlight is of course the bell tower.
  • Some nice history here but also a great place to get out of the sunshine if it becomes a little too hot.

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