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Grgur Ninski Statue

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Address: Ulica Kralja Tomislava, Split, Croatia
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Roman colony: Colonia Martia Julia Salonae.

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need to see and learn history

it gives you a look at history right in the old city gates. we a guide it brings a bit of background and perspectives to the city and their habitants

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It`s just a photo, if you are in the old city you will see it! Nothing else. In my opinion it is not interesting at all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the many statues in Spit. Good spot! A lot o tourists come here, I unfortunately did not do a walking tour to hear the history of this statue but if you're in split its definitely worth doing one because you won't find much of the beauty and the history walking around yourself.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it gives you a look at history right in the old city gates. we a guide it brings a bit of background and perspectives to the city and their habitants

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out through the Golden Gate to the north of the complex stands a massive bronze statue of Grgur Ninski (St. Gregory of Nin), the 9th century bishop who challenged (Catholic) Rome by advocating that the Croatian Church use the Slavic language and Glagolitic script instead of Latin. His right big toe has been worn to a sheen by the touch... More 

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Durbanville, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This imposing statue was designed by Ivan Mestrovic. It is situated just outside the North Gate. Rubbing his big toe is said to bring you luck and fulfill your wishes.

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Nice, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place for a photo. It's a beautiful statue and you have to rub his big toe! It will apparently bring you good luck - you will be able to tell which toe it is as its now a different colour due to everyone rubbing it haha!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Quite an impressive statue outside one of the gates on our tour of the Diocletian Palace a nice photo opportunity spot.

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Thank GlennL73
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing that exceptional about this statue, but it's really interesting! It's not the typical style of a statue you would see, so a cool find... A very short walk from the palace, so easy and worth it to see!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This huge and impressive statue of Grgur Ninski sits right outside the Golden Gate by the park which is a lovely settling for a quick sit down. Its so impressive you can't miss it but make sure you rub his big toe! Apparently it will bring you good luck, :)

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

You gotta rub this guy's toe! Will bring you good luck apparently. Nice statue. Nothing special. But cool to see.

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