St. Emmeram's Cathedral

Nitra, Slovakia

St. Emmeram's Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in the Nitra Castle precinct. It was originally built in the Gothic style and is composed of many parts. The upper church dates from 1333-1355. The rotunda dates back to the 11th-12th century and houses a silver reliquary made in 1674. Another reliquary in the cathedral houses some relics of Saint Cyril. The lower church was built between 1621-1642. Later on the entire cathedral complex was remodelled in the Baroque style.

Saint Emmeram of Regensburg, to whom the cathedral is dedicated, was an itinerant bishop who did missionary work from the court of the duke of Bavaria, Theodo I.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Slovakia

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Miriam Záborská (19 months ago)
Nádherný kostol
Marián Dubina (2 years ago)
V súťaži o to, ktorá náboženská viera výzdobou svojich chrámov človeka najviac ohromí, sa toto miesto, aj z hľadiska lokálneho, historického významu, nedá opomenúť.
Milica Mušková (2 years ago)
nadherna a obrovska katedrala! velmi pekna
Martin H (3 years ago)
It is the most beautiful cathedral for me. Atmosphere here is something glamorous :)
Karolina Więcek (4 years ago)
One of the most beautiful cathedrals I've ever been to. The whole place is breathtaking!
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