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Church of St. Donatus 

Church of St. Donatus  The symbol of the city of Zadar.

The symbol of the city of Zadar
Originally dedicated to the Holy Trinity, in the 15th century it was named after Bishop Donatus from Zadar who had started the building of the church. Its unusual cylindrical shape with double interior space expresses its uniqueness and it is connected in shape to the baptistery of Charles the Great or the Church of St. Vitale in Ravenna. It is the pride and symbol of Zadar holding the remains of the Roman Forum in its foundations and grandiose considering the time it was built. Today it is the stage of Musical Evenings in St. Donatus due to its extraordinary acoustic characteristics, but sacred Mass has not been served in it for a long time.