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St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina)

Rudnayovo nam 1, Bratislava 811 01, Slovakia (Staré Mesto)
02 544 313 59
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Ranked #11 of 95 attractions in Bratislava
Type: Religious Sites
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

This Cathedral is also known as the Coronation Church of Hungary. It has a large tower which overlooks the city standing on a cross road, which is topped with a replica of the Crown of St Stephen. There is much to see around the Cathedral too not to forget the Castle on the adjacent hillside.

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Newport Beach, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This 3-nave Gothic cathedral was built in 1221 and rebuilt in 1291 when Bratislava became a town. Between 1563 & 1830 the cathedral served as the coronation church for 11 Hungarian kings. Don't miss the first work of Central European sculpture made from lead inside the church. It depicts St. Michael sitting on a horse bending to a beggar. He... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

This church is beautiful also~we were able to go into this one. Also, highly recommend a visit there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The churh's treasure is worth seeing. There is so much wealth and valuable objects. And wonderful priests' robes. The crypt is also interesting.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a very interesting building. It is on the edge of the old town, is quite large but well maintained and is one of the bigger attractions of the city. If you enjoy these old structures then this is a must see.

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Moneta, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We attended mass here during our visit to Bratislava. It happened to be a "High Mass" and televised, so somewhere our family is front and center on some Slovak Catholic video. It's a lovely church and the site of coronations in centuries past. There is no entrance fee to attend services, although the 2 Euro charge at other times seems... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

As with most cathedrals, this one is tall and ornate, and worth a look, especially if you're heading to Bratislava Castle anyway.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is a normal cathedral with nothing special to see inside. It is not worth the €2 per person. Read the history on the internet and get inside the main door. It is enough to see it inside

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is a beautiful old cathedral with a history going back a thousand years. The exterior lends itself to the atmosphere of the city, and abuts the ancient city walls. The interior is gothic elegance adding to the much older bones of the buliding. Bones in the literal sense as well, as a plastic window covers a hole in the... More

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Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A bit tricky to find the entry door, but so much history (at least 11 coronations) in a compact space. The crypt will unnerve you if claustrophobic, but well lit and ventilated. The clear floor panel reveal of the 11th century cemetery under the main floor can startle, but think of it as a memento mori.

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