Cathedral of the Assumption, Zagreb

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Cathedral of the Assumption represents the most impressive Gothic church southeast of the Alps. The cathedral is the tallest building in Croatia and dominates Kaptol Square. The twin spires are a fixture of Zagreb's skyline. Inside the church, admire the Baroque marble altars, statues, the pulpit, large-scale stained-glass work, and other objects related to religious art. Don't miss the tomb of Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac, decorated with a relief by the famous Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. See a cycle of 13th century frescoes in the sacristy. Bring your camera for photos in the soft light of the interior. Plan your Cathedral of the Assumption visit and explore what else you can see and do in Zagreb using our Zagreb route planner .
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  • To aspire to Heaven 2 stupas, saw rises. There are very powerful. And at night is lit up at night and very beautiful. Just up North just a little from the ban jelacic square, around the Cathedral was very quiet.
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  • The Cathedral is impressive, especially the stained glass Windows and a glass shrine in the choir behind the altar. The huge city wall, which was built around the Church for protection against the Ottoman invaders is quite exceptional. but didn't you come to Zagreb. The wall at the front of the Cathedral was removed so that it has an unobstructed view of the Church.
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  • This is one of the two amazing church's in Zagreb, St Mark's for its uniqueness and the Cathedral for its grand beauty. The architecture inside and out is just amazing to look at and out of all of the...  more »

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