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Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, Banja Luka

Trg srpskih vladara 3, Banja Luka 78000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Beautiful church

In the center of the town. It was finished in 2009 and it is beautiful. It is not too much gold on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
krik78
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
An absolute must-see

Forget about everything you think you know about orthodox churches and head here to capture some of... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
Petter S
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Prague, Czech Republic
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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Trg srpskih vladara 3, Banja Luka 78000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In the center of the town. It was finished in 2009 and it is beautiful. It is not too much gold on the walls which is very often in Orthodox churches. Inside it is very peaceful outside it is imposing. Usually all the major events...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

Forget about everything you think you know about orthodox churches and head here to capture some of the true meassage of the Orthodox Church as an institution. Very powerful, overwhelming. You will feel it in your bones, the message is eminent, vibrating through the walls...More

Thank Petter S
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

When leaving the hotel Bosna on the road to City center yuo'll pass close to the church and it is worth to visit.

Thank nevenjerkovic
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

beautiful temple, located in the city center. it was destroyed in World War II. renovated at the end of the nineties. I'm recommending you to visit it

Thank Pedja S
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

Beautiful outside and inside. The chandelier is amazing and so pretty! I felt weird taking pictures, but no one stopped me, so I guess it's allowed? Peaceful inside, nice to sit and take in the beautiful gold.

Thank Kelsey B
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

This Cathedral is so beautiful that you should absolutely visit it. So many stuff to see here. Recommendation!

Thank Djuro A
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Located on the site of the old church which was destroyed during WWII by Croats' Ustasa movement, this building is very important symbol of rebuilding and overcoming adversities. Beautiful church with gorgeous architecture and style. A must-see.

1  Thank Aleksandar S
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must see when in Banja Luka. This is a beautiful Orthodox Church right in the centre of the city and is easily accessible. The inside of the church is beautifully decorated with icons of Saints, Jesus and Mother Mary. There is a...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very nice cathedral right in the heart of the city center where everything takes place. It is adjacent to a well kept park also full of old buildings. If one is in the city center, one cannot miss it.

2  Thank Mrragheb
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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of the beautiest example of building ortodox church in Europe. Outside is builded from vulcanic stone from Mesopotamia with gold plated towers, inside is classical with frescoes. Renovated few years ago.

Thank BalkanEkspres
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