Cathedral of Saint Domnius, Split
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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. Plan a Split trip in moments using our itinerary builder.
Tours to Cathedral of Saint Domnius
75-minute Diocletian Palace Walking Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $16
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Walking tour Split BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $30
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
Walking tour in Split with a local guide - Diocletian's palace BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $23
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cathedral of Saint Domnius Reviews
We opted for the self guided tour. We bought tickets and explored on or own weaving through the crowds. I can't compare what a guided tour would be, we saw everything, but we didnt learn much. more »
I paid the fee to enter the church and crypt. The cathedral is very small, but nice inside. It won't take long to see it. The entrance ticket included a visit to the crypt, which was also small with n... more »
Definitely worth a visit when in Split. It's a major part of Split's rich history, so it shouldn't be missed. The treasury had interesting artifacts and relics as well. It's definitely not as large, nor as grand as the other famous cathedrals in other countries, but still beautiful, nonetheless.
Looked an interesting place to have a look. Lots of people going in to have a look, until the 'gentlemen' at the front gate put his hand in my face and said "no, we're closed today, maybe tomorrow" before letting a load more people in. Lovely experience in Split so far 😂 I'm gonna guess it's a little discrimatory unless you're blatantly local.
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