Grgur Ninski Statue, Split

3.6
#4 of 25 in Historic Sites in Split
Ruin · Hidden Gem · Monument
Visit Grgur Ninski Statue, dedicated to a medieval Croatian bishop who introduced the Croatian language into church services and reinforced Christianity within the kingdom. The statue represents the bishop with book in hand and a look of poised determination. Carved by Ivan Meštrović, a great Croatian sculptor of the 20th century, the statue is said to bring good luck to those who rub its toe. Snap a photo of this 1929 Art Nouveau creation, noting that its toe is worn to a shine. Before you head to Split, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Split online day trip planner, to make sure you see all that Split has to offer, including Grgur Ninski Statue.
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  • Huge statue of a medieval Croatian bishop which stands just before the Golden Gate entrance to the Old Town.  more »
  • Can’t miss this chap if you leave the Old Town by the north gate. Clearly his toe - which is meant to bring good luck - has had a lot of attention.  more »

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