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HR/21220 Trogir

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It’s true - Trogir is often called a "monument city ".
Cathedral of St.. Lawrence with Radovan’s portal, Kamerlengo tower, city gate, Čipiko Palace, City Hall, St.. Nicholas, museum, picture gallery, art collection Kairos are just some of the sights of this city. 

After all, as well as UNESCO stated:
"Trogir worths, Trogir is a world heritage. But don’t turn arround only for the stones.  Look for the spirit hidden in the stone. Look for all the builders, architects, artists, patrons, all those stories that are behind that stone, which created Trogir and preserved the past centuries. "
City as a city of entertainment and gastronomy caffe bars, taverns, restaurants, souvenir shops, jazz corners, traditional music corner, pop music corners, theater and music festivals ...
Yes, it’s all fun and entertainment.. And it’s iscellaneous. And famous. And flexible. And interesting. But city life begins only from three points: green market, waterfront and square. There is passion, there are vibrations. In short, that are places where fun starts and ...
The city is not just monuments and history. City makes all its scents and colors, tastes and sounds, all the dishes that are perfect for centuries created interweaving a variety of culinary influences. 

Trogir is a cuisine defined by light Mediterranean cuisine: fish, shellfish, seafood, plenty of olive oil, cheese, prosciuto ,and various meat dishes.
However, local identity have brought two specialties: Trogir’s pašticada and Trogir’s rafijol. It’s the best to try them through the prism of two Dalmatian institutions: taverns and snacks.
And ... what’s more important... don’t not forget about authentic wines: Pošip white, black Babić, Postup, Faros and many others. 

Trogir was founded by Greek colonists in the third century BC.
Throughout the centuries it was seized by the Romans, Byzantines, Hungarians, Venice, Napoleon.
Cultural, humanistic and construction inflorescence gets in the Middle Ages, when raising the city walls and towers of the ancient core, formed the fundamental outlines of a number of buildings from the Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance and won him the title of the best preserved romanesque-gothic city in Central Europe, which is why UNESCO put it on the World Heritage List. 

City sights
In the past, the city was one of the largest cultural centers of Dalmatia: in the 13th century, enriched by the works of master Radovan and Ivan Lucić, who had honored it with famous statues, buildings and paintings. Radovan’s portal has been finished in 1240th year, a monumental and unique work of the great Croatian artists for whom the label based on the lunettes says that "in this art from all - the most excellent." 

The old town core has been formed between 13th and 15th century within the defensive walls, and Venice restored it in the 15th century. Venetians also added two towers which are still preserved: Kamerlengo fortress and tower of St. Mark. Kamerlengo fortress is located in the southwestern part of the island. The present form is received in the 15th century. The south tower of the St.. Mark the 15th c. Between the towers and fortresses, from the time of French occupation, is built gloriet in classical style. The older, eastern part of the city developed around the main square with the cathedral. The western part, Pasike, was built later.

The entrance to the city from the north side is through the Renaissance city gate dating from the 17th century with a sculpture of the Blessed John Orsini, patron saint of the city. At the main square is built cathedral (from13th to 15 century )with the characteristics and the Romanesque and Gothic styles. The entrance of the cathedral is adorned the most valuable artwork Romanesque period in Dalmatia - portal of master Radovan in 1240 . 

The most beautiful objects from the treasury of the exhibits are exported cloth, ivory and medieval Gothic triptych painted codices. Sculpture St. Lawrence and triangular pediment were added to the portal in the 14th century. In  cathedral are also: Fonts dating 1464 art of sculptor Andrija Aleši; octagonal stone pulpit from the 13th century, the Gothic choir stalls, the ciborium from the 14 century, paintings of local and Italian masters, a Gothic chapel of St. Jerome dating 1438, and the chapel of Blessed Ivan Ursini - the most beautiful Renaissance monument in Dalmatia, the work of Nickola Firentinac dating 15th century. 

At the main square is also town loggia dating from 15 century, the clock tower and church of Sv. Sebastian, which was built in Renaissance style. Small, early medieval church of St. Barbara, built from the 9th to 10 century, is located behind the Lodge and it is the oldest church in Trogir. The square is closed from the side by palace Ćipiko. Opposite the palace is town hall dating from the 15th century. The Renaissance church of Sv. John the Baptist from the 13th century, with remnants of medieval frescoes and the tomb of the family Ćipiko, located next to the hall, around the perimeter of the square. Further towards the coast is part of the preserved walls with a defensive tower and remains of Renaissance city gate of the 1593rd.

City of Trogir UNESCO
1997th The UNESCO protected Trogir as a uniquely well-preserved example of Romanesque island city. Trogir is a remarkable example of urban continuity.
Octagonal plan of the streets of the island part of settlement dates back to ancient times of Greece. Powerful rulers supplemented city supplemented with its own public and personal architectural solutions and fortifications. City has a beautiful Romanesque churches and a huge number of beautiful Renaissance and Baroque buildings from the Venetian period.