Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, Koper

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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. For Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower and beyond, use our Koper online tour itinerary maker to get the most from your Koper vacation.
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  • Cathedral presides over a beautiful square in the Centre of the village next to the Praetorian Palace. The set is magnificent. The Cathedral is relatively discreet in its interior. Most beautiful externally, especially integrated into the set of which it is part.
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  • The center is nice but is a small city with not too much to show, we went there and after to Piran and this second one is amazingly beautiful  more »
  • Cathedral and beautiful place. Very friendly and pleasant city. Old town to discover or rediscover. Do not hesitate
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