Cathedral of Saint Domnius, Split

#3 of 25 in Historic Sites in Split
Monument · Architectural Building
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. Find out how to plan Split trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • The Cathedral, former Dioclesian’s mausoleum, is the highlight of this beautiful town. The tickets box is in the opposite side of the Perystile, where you can choose between the 4 different...  more »
  • Did this for the view from the bell tower. It has a pretty good panorama of Split and out to sea. The first part is steep and narrow apparently original stairs, but then it changes to modern steel.....  more »
  • 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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