Cathedral of the Assumption, Zagreb

4.5
#3 of 19 in Historic Sites in Zagreb
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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  • I have seen many cathedrals all over Europe and this one is certainly one of the most impressive ones. As it stands alone it even appears bigger than its size. Right in the old town you cannot miss it...  more »
  • The Cathedral of Zagreb sits atop a small hill, currently undergoing renovation, a beautiful ensemble still, especially its environment is beautiful.
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  • The Cathedral is pretty big and majestic inside-out. Very well located and you cannot miss it. A must if you visiting Zagreb.  more »
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