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The Gregorious of Nin Statue

You can find this statue just outside the Golden Gate. If you are inside the palace, exit the golden gate and it will lead to an open area where the statue of Grgur Ninski (Gregory of Nin) is rising on an elevation, erected in 1957 (Ivan Mestrovic, 1929). The little park northwest of the gate is very relaxing and I read that it acommodated the remains of the church of St. Euphemia

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Feb 11, 2003

Gurgura Ninskog Statue

This statue was built by Ivan Meštrović, a Croatian Sculptor, in 1929. It is claimed by legend that tickling the statue's big toe will bring good luck and fortune to those who do.

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Jun 12, 2011

Grgur Ninski

This is a monument of the bishop of Nin, work of the Croatian sculptor I. Mestrovic. The story says that if you touch the toe of the statue and make a wish your wish will come true.

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Sep 16, 2006

Grgur Ninski's Toe

Take a look at Grgur Ninski's toe. It has been polished to a shine by passers-by over the years and is said to bring good luck if you rub it.

Dec 07, 2004
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Statue of Gregorius of Nin

Giant statue of Gregorius of Nin who fought to have the Catholic Mass said in Croatian. Statue has very odd gigantic hands and a shiny toe which people touch for good luck.

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Diocletian's Palace

The upper side of the palace is... a fabulous mess. A whole town has grown inside it, with some original remains, as the peristyle and Jupiter's temple, side by side with posterior constructions,...
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Franciscan Monastery

The collection of the monastery of Our Lady of Grace has manuscripts, paintings and sculptures (including a work by Ivan Mestrovic, the most famous Croatian sculptor). On the yard stands the famous...
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