Tourist Attraction in Senj: Katedrala Uznesenja Blaene Djevice Marije
The cathedral of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary (in Croatian: Uznesenja Blazene Virgin Mary Cathedral) is located in Segna, Croatia. Already the cathedral of the diocese of Segna, the church is today a cathedral of the Diocese of Gospic-Segna. The Cathedral of the Assumption of Mary was built in 1169 as a Romanesque nave basilica on the foundations of a pagan temple of the IV-V century, whose remains are still visible on the back of the sanctuary to about 1.5 meters deep. The facade and the south side of the cathedral in the middle of the 18th century were decorated with Romanesque arches and brick niches. At the same time, the church was expanded with the addition of two lateral aisles, altars and other works of art. During the Second World War the cathedral was severely damaged. The present appearance of the building is the result of the restoration carried out between 1949 and 1950. The most important monument of the cathedral is the tomb of bishop Giovanni Cardinali (1392), a gothic tomb made in Gothic style. Among other monuments, the relief of the Most Holy Trinity, previously located in the church of St. Peter, is particularly significant.