Trogir history | Trogir, Croatia

Historical town Trogir in Croatia

​Trogir, an ancient town is located in a close distance to Split. It has reach a history of belonging to different empires. Today a Croatian the town attracts tourists from different parts of the world.

Originally Trogir was found by Greek colonials in 3rd century before Christ. It experienced the Roman ruling until the 9th century when Trogir was taken by Croatian rulers and was paying tribute to the Byzantine empire. The biggest impact on the architecture of this town had, however, the Venetian ruling from 1420. For nearly four centuries Trogir was growing in economical power in Balkans. During this time many buildings were restored in Renaissance style and many works of art were created in this place.

Since the end of the World War II Trogir became part of Yugoslavia and after separation, part of Croatia. Many parties were fighting for this small town: Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Italians, Habsburgs, French, Croatians, each leaving a symbol of rulings there. Because of this reach history and preserved historical form, Trogir made it to UNESCO World Heritage List.

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