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Cathedral of St. Nicholas, Ljubljana
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Visit one of the city's landmarks and a prime example of mature Baroque in Slovenia at Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Modeled after Rome's most famous Jesuit church Il Gesu, the building replaced an earlier Gothic church, dominating the skyline with its twin towers and green dome. The most prominent features of the exterior are the elaborately decorated wooden and bronze doors and Roman tombstones built in the exterior walls. Notice the keystone with Christ near the entrance, which was preserved from the older church. The Gothic pieta and statues of significant bishops and saints stand in the niches of the facade. The interior features a painted dome and the altar of Corpus Christi surrounded by angels. Use our Ljubljana family vacation planner to add Cathedral of St. Nicholas and other attractions to your Ljubljana vacation plans.
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  • And very close to the triple bridge, inside is nice, small and Baroque. On the outside it is very simple, is slightly hidden.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral outside but above all very rich and majestically decorated interior. Free entry.
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  • Entered by one of two fascinating cast metal doors, it is beautifully decorated inside and is a little area of calm in a busy City.