If you decide to go for a day trip to Trogir, you should not miss visiting the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, a monumental Romanesque building located near the main city square.

Radovan's portal
Radovan's portal

Trogir Cathedral attractions

The most impressive part of the Cathedral is the entrance door (portal), built by an artist who is named in the literature as Radovan in the 11th century. The portal features sculptures which depict various events from Christ's life.
It's worth spending at least 20 minutes observing the various details of this masterpiece of art.

Radovan's portal detail
Radovan's portal detail
St. Lawrence cathedral
St. Lawrence cathedral

The next interesting point of visitor interest is the Cathedral's interior. You will find interesting works of art from all periods. Although the cathedral is built in the Romanesque style, most of the paintings originate from later periods.

Cathedral's lunette
Cathedral's lunette

The Cathedral's treasury features jewellery, ancient books, and other historical stuff relevant to the Cathedral's history.

The last point to visit is the Cathedral's bell tower. It will take a bit of climbing effort to reach the top of the tower, but it is worth the effort since you will have a nice panoramic view of Trogir and Ciovo island.

The Cathedral bell tower
The Cathedral bell tower

The ticket price is 30 kuna (approximately 4 euros).
The cathedral is open for visitors from Monday to Saturday in period 8 am - 6 pm, and on Sunday in period 12 am - 6 pm.
Since the cathedral is a holy place, it is necessary to wear the appropriate clothes.

Trogir
Trogir

The summer season mass is scheduled in period Monday - to Saturday at 7.30 am. Sunday masses are at 8 am, 9 am, 10.30 am, and 7 pm.

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