Zadar - Episcopal complex

Zadar - Episcopal complex is part of the Tentative list of Croatia in order to qualify for inclusion in the World Heritage List.

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Thibault Magnien

France - 11-Jul-18 -

Zadar - Episcopal complex         (T) by Thibault Magnien

The Episcopal complex of Zadar includes the Roman forum, the cathedral of St. Anastasia, the archbishop’s palace, the church of St. Donatus, the Zmajevic seminary, the orthodox church of St. Elias, the Benedictine nunnery with the church of St. Mary and several other buildings / museums. The central point of this site is the main square with the ruins of the roman forum and the church of St. Donatus, with rotunda shape, with the cathedral tower on its side. The site is a fine and esthetic ensemble. St. Donatus and the cathedral are historical masterpieces. However, Croatia will have to make efforts in justifying the OUV and uniqueness of this place compared to other religious ensembles in the country. Extending the site to include the whole Zadar historic center would maybe be a possibility to explore considering the rich Venetian heritage also existing in the town in addition to Roman and Christian buildings.

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Zadar - Episcopal complex
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2016 Requested by State Party to not be examined

2013 Requested by State Party to not be examined

Withdrawn after Rejection Advice from ICOMOS

2012 Advisory Body overruled

Referral instead of Deferral

2012 Referred

2005 Added to Tentative List

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