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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Jurica Majnarić (14 months ago)
COOL
Mojca B. (15 months ago)
Nice church
TheChloee Everyday (2 years ago)
Lovely sightseeing.
Boris B. (2 years ago)
Ok
Mila Catherine Paulinger (3 years ago)
Amazing, very westeruopean city of Warasdin
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