The kathedral is beautiful but we also really learnt a lot by visiting the nearby exhibition on Cardinal Stepanic. The curator was very informative. Well worth visiting.
It's puzzling that so few TA reviewers have failed to mention the cathedral's beautiful Renaissance walls. These walls are among the best-preserved Renaissance defences in Europe. They were built between 1512 and 1521 as a potential defence against the Ottoman Turks. These walls rate a '5'. The cathedral itself is nothing special. In fact, I found the interior rather dark... 更多
The towers are undergoing a facelift, to replace the worn out limestone with better materials. Nevertheless, the Cathedral interior is wonderfully rich in architecture and design. Don't forget to go the front where the tomb of Cardinal Stepanic is laid.
The cathedral is undergoing some major refurbishment to the second of its two spires and will be spectacular when it's eventually finished It's an imposing church on one of the high points in Zagreb and well worth a visit There are more ornate churches thru Europe but each has its own style and worth viewing for the mastery of the... 更多