Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Koper
(4.2/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
See one of Slovenia's oldest bells and take in excellent views of the bay at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, whose simple exterior with Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance elements belies a luxurious Baroque interior. A large oval window above the main portal dominates the facade plated with white marble. Built in the 12th century, the church and the tower were restored on several occasions. The four-story tower holds a bell from 1333; for a small fee you can climb to the upper terrace and enjoy panoramic views of the bay. Admire the 18th-century Venetian-style frescoes adorning the interior walls of the church, and behind the altar don't miss the 14th-century chiseled sarcophagus of St. Nazarius, featuring the image of the bishop on the lid. Put Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Koper holiday planner.
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  • First time here in Koper and not the last time. The cathedral is really good maintain and gene rel very lovely. Free entrance and enjoy the time ehre 
  • Worth a steep climb! From the terrace there is the best view of Koper, especially the old part of town. Interesting church as well, but nothing spectacualar, 
  • This imposing building religious throne at the center of Piazza Tito. The Bell Tower is visible from many places of the city. Sober and in very good condition inside. A must in Koper with the Praetorian Palace. For the brave, opportunity to climb to the top and discover the city in a different way.
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