Best of Šibenik with St James's Cathedral visit

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  • 2 hr

The tour takes you on a journey through thousand years of Šibenik's history, starting with the mighty Croatian kings, followed by prosperity under the rule of the Venice Republic, a century-long Austrian rule, and then the turbulent 20th century, full of conflicts and destruction. On our way, we will visit all the main sights but also hidden places known to locals only. • a great introduction for travelers visiting Šibenik for the first time • check all the Šibenik's must-sees in a 2-hour moderate walk including the St. James's Cathedral • the tour is a combination of history and culture, as well as the modern everyday life of Šibenik • get suggestions on how to spend the rest of your stay in Šibenik and Croatia

Itinerary Details

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Stop At:

Meet your guide holding an orange umbrella in front of Juraj Dalmatinac statue on the Trg Republike Hrvatske and hear the introduction of Šibenik and Dalmatia

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: The Cathedral of St James in Sibenik

One of two UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Šibenik built by two incredible architects.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Learn the history of a possibly miraculous and surely infectious cross.

Duration: 10 minutes

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How to survive a medieval siege? And why was waiting more important than attacking?

Duration: 10 minutes

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Learn why the Franciscan monks had to flee from their monastery.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Church of St. Krsevan

Learn the story of religion in Šibenik and see the oldest church in town.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Crkva sv. Ivana Krstitelja

The original place for the Cathedral holds the oldest stone depiction of Šibenik.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Center of common people’s neighborhood where a festival was held so wild that it got banned.

Duration: 20 minutes

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Šibenik was one of the best-fortified towns in the Mediterranean with four impressive forts. Which one to visit? Maybe all?

Duration: 20 minutes

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For the people - paid by the people.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Center of rich people’s neighborhood among the palaces.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Church of Saint Barbara

What time is it? Can you decipher the clock? And who is the boy with the umbrella? Questions, questions, so many questions.

Duration: 10 minutes
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