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Maribor Cathedral (Church of St John the Baptist)

Slomshkov trg 20, Maribor 2000, Slovenia
+386 2 251 84 32
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Active church cathedral in heart of city

When I first approached the cathedral, I couldn't enter as a wedding was in progress. Returning I... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Ken C
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Englewood, Florida
Main Roman Catholic Church in Maribor

The Cathedral of St.John the Baptist, located in Slomskov Trg, was originally constructed in the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
kpiddy
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Brisbane, Australia
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“gothic style” (2 reviews)
“old town” (4 reviews)
“main altar” (2 reviews)
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Slomshkov trg 20, Maribor 2000, Slovenia
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+386 2 251 84 32
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

When I first approached the cathedral, I couldn't enter as a wedding was in progress. Returning I was able to enter and get photos of this lovely church. As with the other Slovenian cathedrals (except Ljubljana) the interior is lightly adorned with statues or gilding,...More

Thank Ken C
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The Cathedral of St.John the Baptist, located in Slomskov Trg, was originally constructed in the 12th century in Romanesque style, it was enlarged and now-a-days resembles a more Gothic style. In the square near the Cathedral look out for a fancy lamp column which marks...More

Thank kpiddy
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Originally was built in the 13. centtury. Was rebuilt several times. The roman character was chenged to gothic, the main nave is from 15. century.

Thank 545medva
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Building is not the best cathedral on the world but it is decent Gothic church with newer furniture and altars. No need to open the doors. Main doors will open in front of you. Some glass windows with evangelists and other saints are interesting, too.

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Stunning Cathedral in the middle of Maribor's old town. Stunning features inside with pretty chapels to the left and right. Very impressive stained glass windows. As with most Churches and Cathedrals the interior atmosphere is very calming and of course quite. The old town and...More

Thank BoogieLegs
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Interesting old cathedral, with nice decoration and christian elements and artifacts. There is no entrance fee.

Thank Chompy88
Reviewed 14 June 2016

The cathedral is opposite a university building, so the area outside was full of students. The church is not very large, neither does it have an outstanding interior. What was interesting was the modern stained glass windows. The chapel to the left of the main...More

Thank Biddy50
Reviewed 22 May 2016

The cathedral is open for most of the day, so you can visit almost any time you want. The main altar is wonderful, giving you a feeling of transcendence. The side altars and emblems give you insight to history of Maribor and Styria.

Thank Rade B
Reviewed 25 April 2016

One of the most important monuments in Maribor, you must see. There is the grave of Anton Martin Slomšek, the founder of Archidiocese Maribor. You can find the statue of him infront of the church.

Thank Tona B
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The Maribor Cathedral looks very large from the outside, but it is moderate in size. Originally built in the 13th century, it has undergone restructuring in past centuries. By many standards the cathedral is plain and modest inside, but parts of it are beautiful.

Thank Bruce J
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