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Most visitors stop at the outside courtyard - beautiful in itself - and miss a collection of... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Thursday41
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fascinating collection of Art and artifacts

Original Greek relief from 3rd century BC when Trogir was a under Greek rule, is exhibited here... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2017
ingridznika
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Trogir, Croatia
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14 Aug 2018
“carpe diem”
11 Jul 2017
“Fascinating collection of Art and artifacts”
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The relief sculture of the Greek god of the happy moment - Kairos - is kept in the Benedictine nunnery with the church of St. Nikola.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Gradska 2 | Benedictine Monastery of St. Nikola, Trogir 21220, Croatia
+385 21 881 631
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Most visitors stop at the outside courtyard - beautiful in itself - and miss a collection of wonderful artworks including a carved Kairos, the God of the Fleeting Moment. Go in! It doesn't cost much and it's worth it!

Thank Thursday41
Reviewed July 11, 2017

Original Greek relief from 3rd century BC when Trogir was a under Greek rule, is exhibited here. Romanesque, baroque and gothic architecture all under one roof! Religious paintings, icons, statues from as far back as the 13th century. A great find!

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Reviewed February 1, 2017

The Benedictine church and monastery of St. Nicholas is very old and it's full of history. It's run by kind nuns. This place has played an important role not only spiritual but also a cultural one, since it has preserved numerous works of art and...More

Thank Ana C
Reviewed September 15, 2016

This charming convent, with an admission fee, contains a small museum for which there is a free guide in the form of a three-fold pamphlet. The treasure is a relief depicting the personification of Opportunity, Kairos in Greek, described in an ancient Greek poem. This...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed February 5, 2016

Kairos museum is very small and very nice, with a masteroiece - relief of kairos, greek god of lucky moment

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Reviewed October 7, 2015

Very well worth a visit to this monastery in the old town center of Trogir. While walking around in the narrow lanes, pop in to the quiet monastery.

Thank Arne L
Reviewed September 28, 2015

Hidden treasure of artifacts from antiquity to the 18th century.The restoration of the paintings is remarkable. The collection of religious articles inspired the viewer to reflect and say a prayer. There is a lovely courtyard.

Thank PopsGrandma
Reviewed August 18, 2015

Nice little museum with some worthwhile artefacts, especially the Kairos - if you are into ancient antiques. A bit pricey at kn 30 but I guess the nuns need it to support the old building.

Thank ThomasF4
Reviewed July 18, 2014

Trogir is city of happy moment and I hope I catch my happy moment there. They say you have to be quick and do not think so much. I bought one good replica of Kairos in Art Gallery Marcella *only stone made Kairos replica in...More

Thank seashark07
Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

There is so much to see in Trogir that it is easy to overlook some of the less well known sights. All I can say is that the convent's collection is breathtaking, preserved in a beautiful air conditioned building and well worth 30 Kuna. Go...More

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