Croatian Churches, Shrines & Monasteries
The Croats started to build
temples after they adopted Christianity in the 8th century. Some of the
temples are still objects of keen interest among experts and are
to be the most important contribution of Croatian architects to the
There are many fine examples
of monumental buildings along the Adriatic Coast, from Istria to
Church of St. Donat on the island of Krk, St. Spas's Church on the
river, Church of St. Cross in Nin, Church of St.Donat
in Zadar, The Holly Trinity Church in Split and Church of St.
Most churches dating from
later periods embody the features or sacral architecture typical of the
epoch they belong to. Croatia also have such a great and delicate
of various architectural styles. For example: Cathedral in Trogir and
Split Cathedral (reconstruction of Diocletian's mausoleum dating from
4th century AD.
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