St. Nicholas Church

Varaždin, Croatia

Built on the foundations of the previous Romanesque-Gothic church, Baroque St. Nicholas parish church was built in 1761 and dedicated to St. Nicholas; the patron Saint of the City of Varaždin. The unique Gothic tower is unusual for inland Croatia as it has the Varaždin coat-arms dating from 1464. Above this is a stone seal; an interesting detail and relic of the former church. Surrounding the tower was a parapet where watchmen would guard against fire in the city. Line of trees surrounding the church marks the former local burial ground in which was in use up to the late XVIII Century. In the niche of the tower is a statue of St. Florian; an image often present throughout Varaždin.

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Founded: 1761
Category: Religious sites in Croatia

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www.tourism-varazdin.hr

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Patrik Koscak (19 months ago)
It's a great historical building but the priests are rude and not good overall.
Bob Heasman (19 months ago)
nice if you like churches they are all the same to me
Damjan Tomšić (2 years ago)
Beautifull piano music and vocal choir.
Sofia's Table (2 years ago)
They offer confessions to a human...
Bra Ho (2 years ago)
"Spancirfest Varazdin" reached the Saint Nicholas church ...very impressive with candle lights
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