Cathedral of St. Vitus
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Rijeka Cathedral was built during the 17th and 18th centuries, modeled on the famous church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice. It is located in the old town, and valuable baroque altars, mostly the work of Rijeka sculptors, are kept in the church.
Rijeka Cathedral St. Vid is the only baroque round of monumental proportions built on the land of Croatia. The construction of this church was begun in 1638 according to the project of Jesuit architect G. Brian. The famous Venetian church of Santa Maria della Salute served as a model.
St. Vitus’ CathedrThe collection is located in an extremely attractive location, in a gallery above the internal part and the altar of the church, while the treasury is in the atrium of the Cathedral.al Sacral Collection.
Rijeka’s St. Vitus Cathedral is the only Baroque rotunda of monumental dimensions built on Croatian land.
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