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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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Magnificent Bronze Doors

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... read more

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This is truly a work of art. Amazingly beautiful cathedral. Funny enough the main door is very "new". It depicts recent pope and basically gives you a brief overview of the Slovenian history, its rulers, conquerors, people. Highly recommended.

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Overland Park, KS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Not terribly impressive from the outside, but you must go in to see the church. It's absolutely breathtaking. Built originally in the early 18th century in the Gothic style, it was replaced by a Baroque building. It's recognizable green dome and twin towers make it easy to spot. It's located on the Square by the nearby Central Market and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

One of the loviest cathedrals we encountered in the former Yugoslavia. The interior paintings and the organ are spectacular. Located right next to the green market as well as a wonderful souvenir store called DOM.

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Ipswich uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The Cathedral has a beautifully painted interior and has recently been refurbished so the colours are really vibrant, there is an air of calmness to be had the organ looks huge and I am sure it would make a great sound

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The "modern" doors to the cathedral are of great interest and tell a story, but when you go inside the artwork is absolutely magnificent.

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nyk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The cathedral is close to the town square/old town area. The Slovenia architecture is nice. The cathedral is beautiful inside and outside.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

When we walked by the Cathedral of St.Nicholas, a religious ceremony was about to start. We stayed for the whole of mass and had communion. We all gave thanks for the excellent trip we were experiencing and the nice weather. At the same time, we couldn't help noticing the quality of the worshippers of all ages. The church was packed... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

One of the Slovenian most beautiful cathedrals. Just few steps from Ljubljana city market and old town with river Ljubljanica.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Churches and cathedrals in slovenia have a beautiful distinct architecture and are beautiful maintained

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