Novo Mesto

Novo Mesto

The St. Nicholas Cathedral (Slovenian: "Stolna cerkev sv Nikolaja.") In the Slovenian town of Novo Mesto is the Roman Catholic Church Bishop of the diocese of Novo Mesto. The stone church is located on a hill near the river Krka. With the establishment of the diocese of Novo Mesto, 2006, the original collegiate church to the cathedral was raised. The church is Gothic and Baroque elements. A special feature is the refracted longitudinal axis. The choir has increased significantly over the nave. already was at the site of the present church an older church, which was first mentioned in 1428. It was substantially increased from 1494 and rebuilt. This reconstruction lasted until the 1623rd This was caused by the attacks of the Turks as well as a fire in 1576. At that time, the high altarpiece was purchased, the work of Venetian artist Tintoretto. The 1733 built side altars are by Valentin Metzinger. The baroque church was designed re-gothicised in a further restoration. The bell tower was added only 1860th

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