Cathedral of Saint Domnius
This old construction is also one of the major landmarks of the city of Split.
Cathedral of Saint Domnius, known locally as the Saint Dujam, is the Catholic cathedral in Split. It’s the smallest cathedral in the world, but also the oldest. The cathedral is located within the walls of Diocletian’s Palace, on Peristyle, originally it was an Imperial Roman mausoleum, built in the early 4th century. The Bell Tower was constructed later in the combination of the Romanesque and Gothic style. Cathedral of Saint Domnius is also known for its wooden doors made by local artist Andrija Buvina, two wings of the wooden door contains 14 scenes from the life of Jesus Christ, separated by rich ornaments in wood. The cathedral was named after Saint Dujam who was a 3rd century Bishop of Salona, martyred with seven other Christians in the persecutions of the Emperor Diocletian. On the first floor of the sacristy is the cathedral treasury which contains relics of Saint Dujam, oldest manuscript on parchment preserved in the Croatian territory.
If you’re in Split, you should definitely visit the oldest cathedrale in the world, and for your accommodation in Split, Hotel Globo is always here to make your stay as comfortable as possible with its hotel rooms.