The population of Trogir is about 13,000. The historical center is located on an island. The connection to the mainland is made by a stone bridge. On the other side of Trogir with a movable bridge
to the island of Ciovo is connected.
Trogir was already in the third Century BC Greek settlement known as Tragurion. The fast rise of Salona deprived Trogir of its importance. In the time of the influx of Croatian refugees from the
strains can be destroyed Salona down in the city. From 9 Century, the population of the Croatian kings pay tribute. The city is in the 11th Century bishop (Diocese in 1828) respectively, in the year
1107 recognizes the Hungarian King Koloman of the city's autonomy rights. 1123 Trogir is occupied by the Saracens and destroyed almost to the ground. The city recovered quickly and experienced in the
12th and 13 Century a strong economic upswing. In 1242 King Béla IV found refuge from the Tatars. In the 13 and 14 Chooses the century the Principality of Bribir belonging Trogir his princes Šubić
most often from the ranks of the family, among them stands Mladen III. (1348) shows. In 1420 begins the long period of Venetian rule. After the fall of Venice in 1797 Trogir to 1918 Austria (with the
exception of the French occupation of 1806-14) and then falls to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. Later, it becomes part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Since 1990, Trogir
is part of the independent state of Croatia.
The entire old town of Trogir is one of UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. The place is an outstanding example of urban continuity.
The Roman town of Trogir is not only on the Adriatic to the best-preserved Romanesque-Gothic complex, but throughout Eastern Europe. In the medieval town center surrounded by walls, comprises a
preserved castle and tower, about ten churches and a number of houses and palaces of the periods of the Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque.
Some of the main attractions:
- St. Lawrence's Cathedral from the 13th Century. The west portal is a masterpiece by Radovan, and the important work of the Romanesque-Gothic style in the country.
- City gate and city wall
- Kamerlengo 15th Century
- Prince's Palace from the 13th Century
- Large and small palace from the 15th Cipiko Century
- City Loggia from the 15th Century