Maribor Cathedral (Church of St John the Baptist), Maribor

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Maribor Cathedral, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in the city of Maribor, northeastern Slovenia. The church is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor and the parish church of the Parish of Maribor–St. John the Baptist. It is also the resting place of the Bishop Anton Martin Slomšek, an advocate of Slovene culture.
The originally Romanesque building dates to the late 12th century. In the Gothic period, it got a rib vault, a larger choir and two side naves, whereas in the Baroque period, it got the chapel of Saint Francis Xavier and the chapel of the Holy Cross.
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  • Maribor is a well known turistic place, with a nice Old city centre with old cherches and lovely streets with authentic small shops. There is also a good place to taste the local wines that frankly sp...  more »
  • Maribor Cathedral one of the largest churches in Maribor and is known as Roman Catholic Cathedral.. It was built in the 1200 century and has 57 meters tall bell tower from there you can see the whole city (if the tower is open). Enter the church if it is open, (if they do not have gudtjäänst) it is beautiful and soothing in there. Outside there is a statue of Bishop Anton Martin Slomsek. It is within walking distance of all the old buildings and museums of this small town.
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