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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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Huge, Grand Statue

This stature is just outside the Golden Gate of Diocletian's Palace. The artist is Ivan Mestrevic--whose works are every bit as spectacular as Rodin's. To avid persecution, he... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Waimea, Hawaii
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The statue is very famous and the area is normally crowded. Take a couple of pictures. People say we should rub the toe of the statue for good luck !!

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Splitska, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This huge bronze statue of Gregory of Nin sculpted by Ivan Mestrovic stands outside the golden Cate of the palace. Rub the toe for good luck. You can see by the shiny golden color of the big toe that a lot of good fortune seekers have done just that. Beautiful park is located across from the imposing statue. Great area... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really nice sculpture that you should check out if in Split. You should rub his toe and take a picture.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The statue of bishop Gregory of Nin from tenth century by Ivan Meštrović in Split before the Golden Gate of Diocletian Palace. Rubbing the statue's toe is said to bring good luck and you can see it on the toe.

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Waimea, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This stature is just outside the Golden Gate of Diocletian's Palace. The artist is Ivan Mestrevic--whose works are every bit as spectacular as Rodin's. To avid persecution, he immigrated to the US where he created many great works of art. Well worth seeing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice large statue. Go and rub the toe for good luck. It is right next to the Gold - Gate entrance to the old city.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were wandering in the evening and suddenly we saw this big statue if Grgur, surrounded by many tourists taking pictures with the statue and touching his toe. We did the same...we took a picture and touched his toe for some good luck.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Take a photo with the famous Grgur Ninski, its a must visiting Split. Close to the city centre and a wonderful historical moment.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

An important statute of someone from history with a cool name I might add! As you walk but, make a wish on his big you're for good luck!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

this is the largest man I have seen in the whole Croatia so definitely worth visiting. unfortunately does not want to speak too much, but looking at his huge toe is worth a walk.

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