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Address: Invalidska, Trnava, Slovakia
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Outstanding baroque church

The cathedral is a delight: the baroque is restrained verging on rock co. The building gives a real sense of being in the Slovak Rome, but of course historically the town was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 July 2016
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Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

The cathedral is a delight: the baroque is restrained verging on rock co. The building gives a real sense of being in the Slovak Rome, but of course historically the town was Hungarian. Not to be missed!

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Śląsk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very interesting baroque cathedral with reconstructed frescoes. You must see during visit Trnava city.

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The cathedral is one of the most beautifull in city of Trnava. Beautifull baroque altar and atmosphere in this place you can feel when you visit this it. For people which want to pray perfect place. For visitors which love history, is the perfect place. You must see.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

I was looking enough to gain entry on a Saturday afternoon , tried other times but it was closed. Well worth a visit, stunning paintings and has a fantastic feel to the cathedral

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

The most beautiful early baroque church in Slovakia. Stunning interior. Shortly after finished restoration works. According to my opinion it should be on the UNESCO list.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Another beautiful church in Trnavna that it's worth visiting. Make sure you have a camera for pictures. The churches are all a bit run down and that makes them just perfect to travel back in time.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I got to the cathedral at noon and it was closed from noon to 2:00. Later, I read that this is from May to September. I returned at 2:00 and was glad I did. The wooden altar piece is rare and was spectacular. It was off season and several of the other churches including the Basilica were closed except for... More 

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Trnava, Slovakia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

This church is one of many in Trnava, but is the most extraordinary. It has been reconstructed recently. There are wonderful paintings inside, which make you feel you are in Italy or Spain. There is no obligatory fee to go inside.

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Thank Ivan H
Bratislava Region, Slovakia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Not much to say that that it is a very beautiful church that is worth your time when you are there and if it is open. So have a look.

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Cody, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

This church is the most beautiful one in the town and would challenge any christian church in existence. But, they keep it locked?!? I was lucky to get in, just because a somebody was unlocking the huge metal door and I asked if I can have a peek. I do not understand it. Sure, the church is open for masses,... More 

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