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Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja)

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Address: Dolnicharjeva ulica 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Phone Number: 386 01 2342 690
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Impressive landmark building inside and out

Baroque Cathedral which is striking from outside - don't miss the sculptured doors - each with their own story. Inside is well worth a look too for the ornate Baroque décor and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Baroque Cathedral which is striking from outside - don't miss the sculptured doors - each with their own story. Inside is well worth a look too for the ornate Baroque décor and frescoes. I didn't have much time to spare inside and would love to have stayed longer to explore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Apart from two wonderful doors, the outside of this cathedral is hardly prepossessing! More than worth a look inside, though!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The door was the thing that caught my eye. A piece of art that wouldn't look out of place in a prestigious gallery. You need patience though if you want to capture a photo as it isn't closed for long. There are some beautiful church interiors in this world and The Cathedral of St Nicholas must sit up with the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The cathedral is pretty enough on the outside (and includes a couple of stunning doors) but make sure you go inside and see the wonderful frescos.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great example of an ornate church. The church is still an active church, not a museum church, which is nice. Just the front door is worth the trip. Visit it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Take some time to really look at the scenes depicted on the doors; of particular interest is the scene of an Ottoman Turk spiriting away on horseback with a young boy tucked under his arm. Yes, this actually did happen back in the day. Seems there was a shortage of young males and this was a way to fill that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a look as it has an historic, Russian feel, painted ceiling, much gilt, lovely old organ.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The exterior of the cathedral is nice with very interesting bronze doors, but I liked the interior the most. It is really fabulously decorated baroque church.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cathedral of St Nicholas has really interesting front and side doors. It is gorgeous in the inside though I didn`t dare to take any photos inside as we were supposed to be quiet and not use flash. Peaceful. The Cathedral was originally Gothic but in the 18th century it was replaced by a Baroque building.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entrance to the Cathedral has a most unusual door. Inside is large with beautiful paintings even on the ceiling

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