Grgur Ninski Statue, Split

3.6
Visit Grgur Ninski Statue, dedicated to a medieval Croatian bishop who introduced the Croatian language into church services and reinforced Christianity within the kingdom. The statue represents the bishop with book in hand and a look of poised determination. Carved by Ivan Meštrović, a great Croatian sculptor of the 20th century, the statue is said to bring good luck to those who rub its toe. Snap a photo of this 1929 Art Nouveau creation, noting that its toe is worn to a shine. Before you head to Split, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Split online day trip planner, to make sure you see all that Split has to offer, including Grgur Ninski Statue.
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  • This is a huge, impressive statue of a Croatian bishop who did not agree with the Pope and used their national language during church services, going against the tradition of using only Latin. This...  more »
  • If you're in old town it's right in striking distance. It would be a shame to not see it, touch his toe and make a wish. The statue is much larger than I anticipated and it is also right outside...  more »

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