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Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja)

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Address: Dolnicarjeva 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Phone Number: 386 01 2342 690
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Amazing Interior

I wasn't going to view this cathedral, but when walking past and admiring the spires, i noticed a large group of tourists going in, so decided to follow them in...and glad I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I wasn't going to view this cathedral, but when walking past and admiring the spires, i noticed a large group of tourists going in, so decided to follow them in...and glad I did! The interior of St Nicholas Cathedral is stunning in every way...no more words necessary, just take a look inside when you're there!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Excellent visit as part of the tourist office walking tour. Guide spent 10 min explaining the story of the door even before we got inside!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a nice cathedral. One of the most interesting parts is the bronze doors, with their modern reliefs of the history of Slovenia and the Catholic Church. If you can find someone to explain all the scenes, it's well worth it. Beautiful interior as well.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The church looks very unimpressive from outside but once you are inside, the work is really impressive. Worth a visit since it forms a part of the walking tour

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Lilongwe, Malawi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Outside looks like a church opposed to a cathedral, and an underwhelming one at that! But inside is gorgeous, very Austrianesque!

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Province of Brescia, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Dedicated to greatest Slovenian poet Dr. France Preseren. Located next to the famous tree bridged. Place to take photos and mingle between locals.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I truly don;t know how better to say it. It is a must, the pipe organs are huge and very beautiful, the church architecture is amazing. This is a must!

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I do like a cathedral that politely requests donations and has no gift shop. It makes the experience what it should be - free from commercial overtones. Inside a riot of baroque art greets you and seeing it at Easter meant we saw some wonderful decorations. The outside is well worth careful examination with its ornate doors, and statues.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Was beautifully decorated for Easter at the time we visited. The doors are quite interesting and were created for Pope John Paul's visit.. Beautiful ceiling.

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Dresden, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This Baroque cathedral honoring st. Nicholas has wonderful frescoes inside but the biggest treat are the bronze doors outside. If you look closely you will see Pope John Paul's figure carved there. The Pope visited Slovenia in 1996 to celebrate the 1,250th year of Christianity in Slovenia.

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