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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  • Nice, but among the many churches, is not great. Anyway, worth a visit. Baroque, uninspiring
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  • Take a moment of reflection when visiting the city. Beautiful baroque decoration of a traditional Catholic Cathedral. Must-see in the city.
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  • Beautiful Cathedral in the center of Ljubljana. The doors are beautiful. Little wink to the confessionals that offer a very 'modern' access control
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  • The real treasure of this building is the metal exterior doors of the main entrance. They tell almost the entire history of Slovenia’s history and relationship with the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Wonderful Catholic Church
  • Beautiful Church
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  • Beautiful St. Nicolas Cathedral located in Ljubljana in Slovenia. Topped with its Green dome and its two twin towers, it is located near the opportunity Tromostovje.A Vodnik square Pope Jean-Paul II's visit in 1996, two carved bronze doors have replaced the old. Decoration Baroque of origin of Giulio Quaglio dating from the period of construction and the 1720s. The angels are the work of Francesco Robba and the brothers Groppelli.
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