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Church of Saint Simeon
Church of Saint Simeon

Church of Saint Simeon

9.08 reviews
Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Church
Ranked #10 in Zadar things to do
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Ul. don Ive Prodana, Zadar, Croatia
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The church's red facade can't be missed. Inside this 16th-17th century church lies the Chest of Saint Simeon, the cedarwood and gold-worked casket in which the saint now lies interred. A masterpiece ... Read more
of medieval art, it is certified under UNESCO.

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This ih a church where real Saint Simeon body is a guy thet held Jesus in his arms a huge bible figure a true saint and protector of Zadar.

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London

This church dominates the square of Trg Petra Zoranica, which is also where you'll find the Captains Tower and entrance to the main city park. The church was completely rebuilt in the 17th century, which meant it lost a lot of the Roman style architecture it once showcased. Within the church you'll find a silver reliquary that holds the remains of Saint Simeon.

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Los Angeles

St. Simeon's is a beautiful church, and home to St. Simeon's sarcophagus, an artistic masterpiece swaddled in gold and silver.

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Madrid

Bonita iglesia en uno de los extremos del casco antiguo de Zadar, del siglo XVII, en el que vale la pena la visita tan sólo por su sarcófago exquisito con los restos intactos de San Simón. Si bien el sarcófago se puede ver siempre, los restos sólo los días 8 de cada mes.

Tiene una regla estricta de etiqueta en cuanto a la vestimenta, así que ojo con las minifaldas y los shorts (tanto en hombres como en mujeres como en niños!)

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Esta iglesia ha mutado desde una construcción gótica en sus comienzos hasta un estilo barroco de hoy en día. Es una iglesia muy colorida, de un color ocre intenso, aunque es verdad que en su fachada no tiene grandes adornos, excepto por los tres arcos de entrada. En su interior destaca el cofre de plata de San Simeon del año 1830 y su gran lampara de cristal en el centro.

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Aliases: Sveti Šimun, Chest of Saint Simeon, Saint Simeon's Casket

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