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Djakovo Cathedral

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  • Free
  • 1 hour or less

The biggest sacral newly built building of Croatian historicism.

?akovo Cathedral Strossmayerov trg 31400, ?akovo Croatia
Lots of restaurants in nearby streets, with local cuisine

Djakovo cathedral with the full name Cathedral of St. Peter’s is a basilica in neo-Romanesque style in city of Djakovo, seat of Djakovo-Osijek Archdiocese.
Djakovo cathedral at the time of building (1866-1882) was the largest Croatian sacral building, 74 m long, 27 m high, in the transept 52 meters wide, with two towers, 84 m high, and a dome of 59 m (this was the most impressive dome in Austro Hungary Empire).
The whole idea of Djakovo cathedral was project of Croatian bishop Josip Juraj Strossmayer, who later buried inside of cathedral.

How to get there

Church is open during day light or by invitation