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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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Bautiful Cathedral

Beautiful Chatedral. Doors are interesting. Inside is very peaceful. If you have time, come here for a break :-)

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Marija P
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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Chatedral. Doors are interesting. Inside is very peaceful. If you have time, come here for a break :-)

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Lone Tree, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everybody comments on the doors that were constructed for the Pope's visit. I liked them, too. The interior is quite nice, as well. Unlike many other European churches, this one welcomes visitors with a drinking fountain and doesn't charge for pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful cathedral inside but there are 2 doorways and these were beautiful carvings of past popes on one of the doors and just so amazing inside visited here often as nice and central to me

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited the Cathedral twice, one time on a Sunday during Mass. It was most impressive with the singing and the beauty of the Mass. It did not make a difference that I did not understand the language. The inside of the Cathedral is beautiful and ornate. I felt in awe just being there. The carved doors on the outside... More 

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Hartsdale, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most striking piece of this cathedral are the bronze doors at the main entrance. If you are not into churches, you can view the doors from the outside since they are unique.

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Beautiful ornate bronze doors that were made to commemorate the visit of Pope John Paul II visit in 1996. These are worth spending time to admire before entering the cathedral. They depict scenes from the history of Slovenian Christianity. Inside is a quiet cool oasis away from the bustle & noise outside. This is a ornately decorated cathedral. Be sure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Attended Mass. The female choir was sensational. Cathedral is open to tourists and allows photos. Interesting architecture.

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Fakenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

When we found the entrance through the ornate Holy Door the organ was playing and what a beautiful sound. The interior is ornate and interesting. The organ magnificent to look at. Notices in several languages asked for silence, in the main respected. Also entered through Holy Door and exit is by another equally ornate carved door with tourists listening to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

We would have missed it had it not been near the markets and the ornate doors, inside is peaceful and quiet. Not a big place but good for a half hour respite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

We at first noticed the sculptured bronze doors and later learned that they were installed in 1996 to celebrate the 1250 year anniversary of Christianity in Slovenia and to honor the visit by Pope John Paul II. We entered at the side door which honors 20th century bishops. The inside of the cathedral is cool and initially dark in comparison... More 

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