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Sv. Bonaventure Catholic Cathedral

Sv. Bonaventure, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Amazing

Most unexpected find I could imagined. Amazing and totally strange-looking architecture. Not too... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Aleksandar S
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Belgrade, Serbia
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Ultra Modern Cathedral a paradise of concrete

You either love or hate the architecture of this Cathedral. There is no middle ground. I don't... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
BTVWriter
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Burlington, Vermont
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19 Aug 2017
“Amazing”
16 Aug 2017
“Ultra Modern Cathedral a paradise of concrete”
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Sv. Bonaventure, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Most unexpected find I could imagined. Amazing and totally strange-looking architecture. Not too far from the city centre. Worth checking out.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

You either love or hate the architecture of this Cathedral. There is no middle ground. I don't like the outside, but the interior is surprisingly nice. Great stained glass windows and a very pleasant atmosphere for mass. I've only been here for church. Not sure...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2016

When we say church, cathedral, mosques, we generally create an image of architecture that is either archaic or, if it's new, trying to emulate the ways of old. Yet, when I saw this temple, I was surprised cause I never encountered a church built in...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2015

If you are a true Catholic visiting the Serb Orthodox dominated area, this is a wonderful church to attend Mass. During holidays, the parish and the clergy meet you after Mass with home made treats of all kinds!!

Thank Albert P
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Modern church architecture can be functional, aesthetically pleasing, and of enduring artistic value. It can also be horrid in every respect, e.g. the Cathedral in Liverpool ("Paddy's Wigwam"). This Banja Luka monstrosity falls squarely into the latter category. A rare combination of ugliness, absurdly unsuitabile...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

This was a nice church located downtown. I wasn't able to go into the tower but I still enjoyed the visit.

Thank norgeva
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