St. Dominic Church

Zadar, Croatia

The gothic Church of St Dominic used to stand west of the Land gate. The first Croatian university mentioned in 1396 was a part of the monastery.

This former church building has had an interesting past. Consecrated in 1280, it belonged to a Dominican monastery who founded the first university in Croatia there (1396). When Napoleon took Zadar in 1805, he abolished the Dominican order, turned the church into a barracks, and shut down the university.

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Founded: 1280
Category: Religious sites in Croatia

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Guillaume Teillet (2 years ago)
Too bad not being able to visit the interior ... it has obviously become a theater / performance hall
Guillaume Teillet (2 years ago)
Too bad not being able to visit the interior ... it has obviously become a theater / performance hall
Patrik Lacina (2 years ago)
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