Cathedral of St. James, Šibenik

Cathedral of St. James, Šibenik

The Cathedral of St. James (Croatian: Katedrala sv. Jakova) in Šibenik, Croatia is a triple-nave basilica with three apses and a dome (32 m high inside) in the city of Šibenik, Croatia. It is the church of the Catholic Church in Croatia, and the see of the Šibenik diocese. It is also the most important architectural monument of the Renaissance in the entire country. Since 2000, the Cathedral has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

It is often mistakenly known as “St Jacob’s”, because Croatian, like many other languages, uses the same name for both “James” and “Jacob”. It is dedicated to Saint James the Greater.

Outline
The Cathedral of St. James (Croatian: Katedrala sv. Jakova) in Šibenik, Croatia is a triple-nave basilica with three apses and a dome (32 m high inside) in the city of Šibenik, Croatia.

Recommended world heritage video

  1. Engelsberg Ironworks

    Engelsberg Ironworks

  2. Ironbridge Gorge

    Ironbridge Gorge

  3. Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims

    Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims

  1. Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

    Historic Walled Town of Cuenca

  2. Historic Centre of Évora

    Historic Centre of Évora

  3. Hanseatic City of Lübeck

    Hanseatic City of Lübeck

  1. Frontiers of the Roman Empire

    Frontiers of the Roman Empire

  2. Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)

    Neolithic Flint Mines at Spiennes (Mons)

  3. Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta

    Ferrara, City of the Renaissance, and its Po Delta

  1. Ensemble of the Ferrapontov Monastery

    Ensemble of the Ferrapontov Monastery

  2. Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias

    Monuments of Oviedo and the Kingdom of the Asturias

  3. Tower of London

    Tower of London

  1. Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments

    Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments

  2. Medieval Town of Torun

    Medieval Town of Torun

  3. Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns

    Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns

  1. City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg

    City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg

  2. Episcopal City of Albi

    Episcopal City of Albi

  3. Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula

    Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula

  1. Val d’Orcia

    Val d’Orcia

  2. Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof

    Old Town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof

  3. Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona

    Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona

  1. Rila Monastery

    Rila Monastery

  2. Semmering Railway

    Semmering Railway

  3. Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island

    Pitons, cirques and remparts of Reunion Island

  1. Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

    Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

  2. Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada

    Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada

  3. Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar

    Historic Centres of Stralsund and Wismar

  1. Limes

    Limes

  2. Wartburg Castle

    Wartburg Castle

  3. Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida

    Archaeological Ensemble of Mérida

  1. Churches of Moldavia

    Churches of Moldavia

  2. Ilulissat Icefjord

    Ilulissat Icefjord

  3. Ring of Brodgar

    Ring of Brodgar

  1. Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

    Monasteries of Haghpat and Sanahin

  2. The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes

    The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes

  3. Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid

    Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid

  1. Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

    Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow

  2. The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainault)

    The Four Lifts on the Canal du Centre and their Environs, La Louvière and Le Roeulx (Hainault)

  3. Alto Douro Wine Region

    Alto Douro Wine Region

facebook comments
Comment
To the Top