Murska Sobota Cathedral

Murska Sobota, Slovenia

Murska Sobota Cathedral site was originally occupied by Roman temples. The first church here was built of wood from 1071, shortly after the Hungarians who had settled here converted to Christianity. Murska Sobota developed into a religious centre during the Middle Ages.

The medieval second cathedral of 1350 was replaced in 1912 by the present Neo-Romanesque building, which includes some decorative elements of the Jugendstil. Reinforced concrete was used in the construction.

The four bells from the old cathedral were re-hung in the new belfry. In 1992 a new organ was installed, which with 37 registers is one of the biggest in the country.

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Founded: 1912
Category: Religious sites in Slovenia

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Štefan Barber (3 years ago)
Super
S J (3 years ago)
Surprisingly small for a cathedral. Sadly someone had the idea of putting all different confessionals in and some other stuff such as statues, chairs, etc that aren't nearly the same style as the architecture is and it makes it feel very crowded and ugly.
Willem Hut (3 years ago)
If you’re looking for an interesting experience and/or challenge in a hectic world, do enter! It is so refreshing for mind, body and mental health!
Eric Prates (5 years ago)
Stop by, the window art inside makes the visit worth it!
Doris Fuchs (6 years ago)
Bischofskirche wundersam
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