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Permanent Ecclesiastical Art Exhibition in Zadar

"Reliquary of Pope Gregorius I PEAE Zadar" by © Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.
Permanent Ecclesiastical Art Exhibition in Zadar
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Amazing museum collection

Trg opatice Cike 1, 23000 Zadar
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Permanent Ecclesiastical Art Exhibition is a part of the church of St. Mary and its monastery in city of Zadar. In 1972 was established a representative exhibition – Permanent exhibition of church art, and one of the most valuable exhibitions in Croatia, popularly known as the “Gold and Silver of Zadar”. The exhibition was initiated in 1951 by the Croatian writer Miroslav Krleza. At about 1200 m2 of space in 8 contemporary halls is the reconstructed interior of the church of St. Nediljica dating from the 11th century, manuscripts, sculptures, embroidery, tapestry, reliefs as evidence of the rich past of Zadar from the 8th-18th century which particularly in the Middle Ages was an important cultural center.

Opening hours

MON - SAT: 10-13 and 18-20, SUNDAYS: 10-12

How to get there

highway Zagreb-Split, exit Zadar