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St Nicholas Cathedral (Ljubljana-Slovenia)

In the 13th century, on the site of today’s cathedral of St. Nicholas on Cyril-Methodius Square, there was an old Romanesque basilica dedicated to St Nicholas. In 1461, Emperor thanked for help in war by establishing the diocese, and the construction of the cathedral itself lasted for 5 years. It was completed in 1706, according to the designs of the Jesuit priest Andrea Pozzo, while the constructors made the floor plan based like the one in church of Il Gesù in Rome, with a hall with a side chapel and a dome-roof. This dome was the first church dome in Ljubljana, and in 1841, it was rebuilt by Matej Medved. You can see this dome up to this day. On the vaulted roof, You can see Giulia Quaglia’s wall paintings dating back to the beginning of the 18th century. The cathedral is connected to the Bishop’s palace. The cathedral entrance is not charged.

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Address:
Dolničarjeva Sreet 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia

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GPS Coordinates:
46.050761, 014.507913 (46°03’02.7″N, 014°30’28.5″E)

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Email:
lj-stolnica@rkc.si

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Price:
Free entrance

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Contact:
00386 (0)1 234 2690

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Size:
Big

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Working hours:
Open during the day

GPS Coordinates: 46.050761, 014.507913 (46°03’02.7″N, 014°30’28.5″E)
St. Nicholas Cathedral is located in the Dolničarjeva 1 Street, in the very center of Ljubljana, 100m from the Triple and Butcher’s bridge.

Address: Dolničarjeva Street 1, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia

 

Translations:

If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Prosim Vas, da me odpeljete do katedrale sv. Nikole, ki se nahaja v Dolničarjevi ulici 1 v samem centru Ljubljane, okoli 100 metrov od Tromostovja in Mesarskega mosta. Hvala!

You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Prosim Vas, vključite taksimeter. Hvala!

 

Additional translation:

Please, can you tell me how to find this sight:
Prosim vas, da me usmerite do katedrale sv. Nikole, ki se nahaja v Dolničarjevi ulici 1 v samem centru Ljubljane, okoli 100 metrov od Tromostovja in Mesarskega mosta. Hvala!

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