Katedrála svätého Martina / St. Martin’s Cathedral – Spišská Kapitula (North-East Slovakia); Dorcadion Team; Waymarking

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Slovakia – Levoča, Spišský Hrad and the Associated Cultural Monuments

Quick Description: Romanesque-Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral (Katedrála svätého Martina) in Spišská Kapitula, seat of Roman Catholic diocese of Spiš, is one of the most valuable sacral structures in Spiš region of Slovakia and also a part of UNESCO World Heritage site.

Long Description:

Romanesque-Gothic St. Martin’s Cathedral (Katedrála svätého Martina) in Spišská Kapitula, seat of Roman Catholic diocese of Spiš (Spišská diecéza), is one of the most valuable sacral structures in Spiš region of Slovakia and also a part of UNESCO World Heritage site.

The St. Martin’s Cathedral is a great example of the development of individual architectural styles. The first phase of construction of this church was the Romanesque phase of the 13th century (1245-1273), when the church ground plan was with three naves with transverse nave (transept).

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