Lion's portal

The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik2000

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

The northern wall of the cathedral, which faces the main city square, is richly indented, both in its architecture and sculpture. Along with the seven simple Gothic windows and their hanging arches carved by Busato, the northern wall is dominated by a side portal (the Lion`s Portal). The main portal includes components created by Bonino of Milan.


  • Title: Lion's portal
  • Creator: The Cathedral of St James in Šibenik
  • Date Created: 2000
  • Location Created: Croatia
  • Rights: Šibenik Tourist Board
  • Location: Croatia
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (i)(ii)(iv)
  • Date of Inscription: 2000
  • Category of Site: Cultural site

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