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Museum of Church art

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Museum of Church art was opened in 1972, the exhibition “Gold and Silver”, which was initiated by the Croatian writer Miroslav Krleza. One of the gems of this exhibition was part of the Treasury of the Benedictine monastery of St. Mary in Zadar.

On the occasion of the opening of the exhibition Krleza wrote one of his best works, in which he glorifies the treasures of Zadar. The opening was held in the reconstructed Church of St. Najica, which was filled with glitter of gold and silver.

Was also exhibited manuscripts, sculptures, embroideries, tapestries, as evidence of the rich history of Zadar, which from the VIII to the XVIII century was considered one of the largest cultural centers in Croatia.

A special feature of the exhibits is their close relationship with the city of Zadar and the surrounding lands. Most of these objects made by local craftsmen, nuns. The exhibition of religious art Zadar widely known throughout the world, that is to see so many valuable and beautiful objects of Church art in Croatia.