Saint Martin’s Cathedral

Saint Martin’s Cathedral

The largest church in Bratislava, it was consecrated in 1452. When Bratislava was the capital of Hungary, it was here that the first Hungarian king was crowned. From that time until 1830 , 10 kings , 8 royal wives, and the Empress Maria Theresa were crowned here. In Bratislava, the tradition has remained to this day – on the first Saturday of September, the next coronation takes place here, the day of folk festivities in Bratislava.

In the cathedral, in addition to the chic decoration, you can see ancient gold dishes, the clothes of the clergy embroidered with precious stones and ancient books written by hand.

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