St. John the Baptist Cathedral, Trnava

The St. John the Baptist Cathedral is a significant historic monument found in Trnava, which is found in the western sections of Slovakia. The Cathedral is the first building that embraces pure Baroque style in the present-day Slovakia. The cathedral is a part related to a complex encompassing academic buildings. Miklos Eszterhazy, the donor of St. John the Baptist Cathedral sought the expertise of Antonio and Pietro Spazzi, the Italian masters, for the construction pertaining to this cathedral in the year 1629.

St. John the Baptist Cathedral, Trnava

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The St. John the Baptist Cathedral is a significant historic monument found in Trnava, which is found in the western sections of Slovakia. The Cathedral is the first building that embraces pure Baroque style in the present-day Slovakia. The cathedral is a part related to a complex encompassing academic buildings. Miklos Eszterhazy, the donor of St. John the Baptist Cathedral sought the expertise of Antonio and Pietro Spazzi, the Italian masters, for the construction pertaining to this cathedral in the year 1629.

This is a single-naïve and two-corner cathedral, and above the regions of the main portal, one can spot the shield with that of figures related to seated angels as well as the stoned crest pertaining to the Esterhazy family.

The variety and massiveness related to the unique paintings found at the interior sections of cathedral dumbfounds the visitor. There are barrel vaults as well as lunettes found in the main area, and cloister vaults can be spotted in the chapels found on either side of the nave.

The astounding feature and the treasure related to whole of interiors is the main altar that was completed in the year 1640. The church apart from holding spiritual functions also paves way for theological treatises as well as graduations, and the catacombs with that of the graves is an interesting attraction here.