Šibenik’s Cathedral

Cathedral in Šibenik is the most significant architectural achievement of the 15th and 16th century on Croatian soil. After the bombing of its roof in the war, the public found out that the roof structure of the cathedral, which is consisted of three cylindrical vaults, is unique in the world. Stamp of the building, which was built over a hundred years, gave Juraj Dalmatinac and Nikola Firentinac. The cathedral is a superb blend of architecture and sculpture, which is especially evident in the baptistery and the heads of the apse of the cathedral, which has encouraged many discussions about who they actually represent. Due to its exceptional value cathedral was in 2000 included in the UNESCO’s list of world cultural heritage.

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