Trogir

Situated between Split and Šibenik, Trogir is one of Mid-Dalmatia’s most beautiful cities. This is one of the best places to stop on the Dalmatian coast. Founded by the Greeks in the 3rd century BC, the city enjoyed its golden-age from the 13th to the 16th centuries; its wealth was based on ship-building and trade.

Trogir’s old-city evolved within the medieval city-walls, on a small island which is connected to the mainland and Ciovo Island by bridges.

Its narrow streets, churches and its Romanesque-, Gothic-, Renaissance-style dwellings, imbue it a truly medieval atmosphere. The old-city has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1997.

One of the city’s symbols, and its main tourist attraction, is the St. Lawrence Cathedral in the main square; built between the 13th and 15th centuries, it incorporates elements of the Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance styles in equal measure. Especially worth noting is the richly decorated main-gate.

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