Maribor Cathedral

Maribor, Slovenia

First built in 1248 as a Romanesque basilica with a nave and two aisles, the cathedral gained its current appearance in the 15th century as a Gothic structure, though the Baroque chapels date from the 16th and 18th centuries. Inside, one is treated to the sight of a lavishly adorned altar, which lights up the place all on its own.

The 57 metre high classicist designed bell tower dates back to the end of the 18th century as the primarily 76-metre high bell tower built by Pavel Porta in the year 1623 was struck by lightening.



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Founded: 1248
Category: Religious sites in Slovenia


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Peyman Ahmadi (32 days ago)
Free and nice cathederal to visit.
Arpad Toth (45 days ago)
Really impressive! First church that allows you to go up, until the last step. The view is extremely impressive, the building also. Not many visitors, so you can spend more time and admire the location and the city around 360 degrees. On weekends, parking is free, so it is a must have, to visit. The entrance is free, but, a donation is welcomed. Recommand+++
Andrea Nori (14 months ago)
A really very nice church. If you are in Maribor, you have to see it, even if, in my opinion, it's not the most beautiful place of worship of the city, but it's still beautiful to see it for sure, internally in particular.
Lela Aswad (15 months ago)
Unique indeed!
Pisák Tamás (17 months ago)
Beautiful cathedral with nice park above the University.
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