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Cathedral of St. Anastasi

Local name: Sveta Stošija

St. Patrick's Cathedral Anastazja in Zadar is famous for the relics of Anastazja from Dalmatia kept in the sarcophagus, considered a Catholic martyr. The apse walls are decorated with original paintings from the 12th century. The most characteristic architectural element is the Romanesque facade. The temple received the status of minor basilica.

One of the three portals of the church is decorated with a bas-relief depicting the Madonna and child in the company of St. Anastasia.

The oldest part of the temple dates from the period from the 9th to the 11th century, at the turn of the 12th and 13th centuries it was expanded. three-nave crypt located under the presbytery.

The first temple that was built here came from the turn of the 4th and 5th centuries. It was an early Christian basilica dedicated to Saint. Peter. The church has been rebuilt several times.


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    Cathedral of St. Anastasi map
    Trg Svete Stošije 23000 Zadar , Croatia