Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), 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 (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja). 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. Put Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Ljubljana trip planner.
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  • I would hate to say something negative about this wonderful city but there was nothing special about this cathedral. no wow factor or anything. my advise is, spend your time doing something else in th...  more »
  • I totally recommend the entrance is free and you can appreciate some frescoes and altarpieces stunning of all cathedrals I saw is that more inside I liked
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  • When you look at it on the outside, it seems that it won't be worth much, but it is actually very nice. In the center of the city. Free access
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  • Beautiful church
  • The city's impressive cathedral, illusionistic frescoes completed in 1700 from rich Italian Qadri, has particularly valuable aspects. is a beautiful baroque church appreciable in the Assembly. The original building was much older, but was hopelessly compromised in centuries.
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  • Beautiful baroque Church (is not the original), in the district at the foot of the Hill. The entire environment is very beautiful. The buildings, the views of the Castle, etc.
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One of Europe's smaller capitals, Ljubljana offers fairly limited sleeping options, with most of its three- and four-star hotel rooms concentrated in and around the expensive city center. Travelers on a limited budget can explore the city's hostels, which offer small rooms with access to shared restrooms and common dining areas. If you need more privacy and space, rent an apartment on the outskirts of town, or check into one of the family-run guesthouses near the city's international airport.
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