Katedrala Srca Isusova, Sarajevo

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The neo-Gothic and Romanesque-styled Katedrala Srca Isusova serves as the largest cathedral in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and has become a symbol of Sarajevo. Completed in 1889, the 43.2 m (141.7 ft) tall church resembles Notre Dame, with elements of typical Bosnian ornamentation. Tour the interior to see stained-glass windows that elaborately depict Biblical motifs, and see numerous frescoes created by world-famous Italian-German painter Alexander Maximilian Seitz. Observe geometrical shapes on the floors and walls, and view detailed artistic ornamentation on the woodwork. You'll also see the archbishop's tomb at the site. Arrange your visit to Katedrala Srca Isusova and discover more family-friendly attractions in Sarajevo using our Sarajevo trip maker app .
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  • This is the Catholic cathedral of Sarajevo, a major landmark in the centre of the city. Built during the brief Austro-Hungarian rule between 1878 and 1918, it is in a mix of Romanesque and Gothic Revi...  more »
  • From the bashchalesia, is located in the central station. The perimeter is surrounded by buildings. Ago this, that famous Sarajevo roses.
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  • The entrance to the modern market a great work at the entrance of the giant exhibition sculpture. .. on view ten really craftsmanship and architecture.
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  • Central Catholic Church in the old town, part of the neighborhood constructed during Austrian-Hungarian rule. In front of the building is a small square with Saint Pope John Paul II statue. The square also serves as the most common meeting point for young people in Sarajevo.
  • Must see in Sarajevo! Really beautiful architecture and inside very peaceful! If you are in Sarajevo don't forget this beautiful cathedral!
  • Beautiful. Free entrance. Also you will see outside one of the "Sarajevo roses" : craters left by fatal mortar strikes that have been filled with red painting.
  • Well, the design of the place seemed pretty interesting and well, even though I'm not much of a believer myself, the place did give off sort of a holy vibe, if that's the right term to use, I apologize if it isn't.
  • Whilst a strong and important symbol of the multicultural atmosphere of Sarajevo, the cathedral as such is not that impressive from a (touristic) historical perspective. Neo-Gothic example of 19th century ecclesiastical architecture - nothing special...
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