St. Juraj Church

Jasenice, Croatia

Church of Saint Juraj is a true pearl of ancient Croatian sacral architecture and was designed as a enormous sundial and calendar. Experts speculate that it was made between the 9th and 11th century and it is ranked as one of the most beautiful churches alongside other beauties such as Church of Holy Cross in Nin and Saint Pelegrin in Savar.

It is preserved in its original form of a semi-cross with a characteristic dome shaped as ellipse and a barrel vault.

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Founded: 9th century AD
Category: Religious sites in Croatia

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