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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Bischofskirche wundersam
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Nice church
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Katoliška cerkev
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