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Dom zu Gurk

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A beautiful romanesque cathedral in a charming town

This church is awesome. The most beautiful alter, a beautiful choir space and frescoes. The loved... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Jacalope
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Victoria, Canada
Dom Maria Himmelfahrt

The double towers of the cathedral in Gurk rise above the town. Looking for the cathedral, it is... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Ken C
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Englewood, Florida
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

This church is awesome. The most beautiful alter, a beautiful choir space and frescoes. The loved the crypt (you must pay a small fee at the gift shop, they give you a key). Saint Hemma's story is inspiring. If you love churches, you will enjoy...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

The double towers of the cathedral in Gurk rise above the town. Looking for the cathedral, it is behind the altar a few steps higher than the choir space. While a somewhat darker interior, the gilt work and many statues are visible. My impression is...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Krka - Gurk cathedral is one of the biggest Romanesque churches near the Slovenia. It stands in remote valley and is the biggest and oldest building in the village. You need a book or art historian to explain all interesting details of main entrance, Westwerk,...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 21 November 2016

A beautiful and monumental cathedral, popular pilgrimage destination, the outstanding Baroque high altar, magnificent frescoes and the crypt with hundred columns. Worth seeing it.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Dome in Gurk in Carinthia/Kaernten, alka krka, it si realy magnificent and vast. Vilage of gurk/Krka it is about 1.200, and you can squize almost four times more people behind it's walls.Inside, just in front of alter it is very strong energetical point. Interior is...More

Thank Borut B
Reviewed 23 October 2014

As impressive the cathedral is - my friends loved the "Domladen - shop the most! The famous "Gurktaler" is a fine digestive drink made of locals herbs and after the very nice lady who works at the cash register offered us a sample of this...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2014

We learned about the Gurk after reading about it on various websites and if you are touring the region around Klagenfurt, then this is definitely worth a visit. Gurk is set in a beautiful valley, seemingly undisturbed by the outside world. The exterior of the...More

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