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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Slawomir Sawicki (9 months ago)
Nice building but very strange mass I checked two times it is not a luteran church. Also believers in church are not friendly for childrens.
Kristin Fuchs (10 months ago)
Steep stairs to navigate towards the top especially, but once up amazing views. Small museum style room at the top with stories of the past. The church bell rings every 15 minutes so be aware when you are right next to them. Entrance is for free but donations welcome.
Peyman Ahmadi (11 months ago)
Free and nice cathederal to visit.
Arpad Toth (11 months 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+++
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