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  • Address: Dolničarjeva ulica 1

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Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja)

Ljubljana’s main church is also its biggest and the grand Cathedral of St Nicholas towers over Pogačarjev trg in the historic Old Town. Despite a history dating back to the 13th century, the present day cathedral dates back to an 18th century design by architect Andrea Pozzo, an elegant baroque structure, featuring twin towers and an enormous central dome.

It’s the opulent interiors that draw the most attention – an expanse of pink marble, white stucco and gilt, lavishly decorated by many of the city’s most prominent artists. Highlights include the baroque-style frescos by artists Giulio Quaglio and Matevž Langus; a pair of bronze walls erected in honor of the late Pope John Paul II; and the magnificent carvings decorating the choir stalls, organ and altar – the handiwork of Italian sculptor Francesco Robba.

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Ljubljana Walking Tour with Ljubljana Castle Funicular Ride

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See Ljubljana’s highlights on a walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide. Explore Ljubljana Old Town, stroll through several squares, encounter city icons ...  Read more

Location: Ljubljana, Slovenia
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $15.57

3-Day Discover Zagreb and Ljubljana Tour

In just 3 days explore the two capitals of Croatia and Slovenia. Feel the charm of Zagreb and Ljubljana and discover all the stories they treasure with English ...  Read more

Location: Zagreb, Croatia
Duration: 3 days (approx.)

From USD $245.14

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