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Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja)

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Dolnicharjeva ulica 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lovely old Cathedral and, unlike the UK, they don't charge for admission. Inside, it's beautifully painted - not quite on a par with the Sistine Chapel, but still worth seeing.

Thank Joseph G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The inside of this cathedral is stunning but the outer doors leading into the cathedral tells a story or the history of Slovenia. Find a guide who can explain this meaning of all the figures and landscape on the door. Very interesting as well as...More

Thank groovychickMelbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came in here for a break from the summer heat, and was plesantly gretted by a cool interior. The inside of the church was not large, but cosy with interesting murals by the side. Honestly there was nothing too special about it, but it's still...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cathedral of St Nicholas is easily accessed by foot in the Old Town. The entrance and exit doors make a statement. Inside the beautiful frescos and pipe organ command attention.

Thank TravellerFaye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We kept going back to visit, but no matter when we went, the church was closed to visitors because Mass was being conducted. We respect that but it should be possible to enter to pray briefly even if not staying for the Mass.

Thank NoPegasus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bishops don't like big groups. They need to explain cathedral, history or frescoes outside. When you are alone, you can enter and sit down – not during the mass. It is nearly obligatory to admire frescoes of the vaults and some sculptures. Robba’s angels are...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Fascinating church with an interesting history. Well worth looking round especially if you like architecture.

Thank caroljoy102
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

This church is so amazing, the interiors so amazing, that was so antique and beautiful. This place is located in old town of Ljubljana, near the triple bridge. Hvala

Thank DimasLaksani
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This church is impressive, with a typical baroque architecture full of gold and dark marble. it is really impressive and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Sonia S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The cathedral is stunning and as pretty as any i have seen across europe. The immense bronze doors open to review the art and gilded interior. Stunning place and definitely a place to visit.

Thank Richard M
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12 August 2018|
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Response from monvan | Reviewed this property |
Mass is at 5 p.m.
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24 April 2018|
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Response from Anettens | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I visited the church during service so we had to stand behind a glass wall. When the church is not in use for service I guess you can move around inside. Take a look at the fantastic, metal door. The nose... More
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