Cathedral of St. Peter

Local nameKatedrala Svetog Petra
LocationĐakovo, Croatia

The Đakovo Cathedral or Cathedral basilica of St. Peter is the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Đakovo-Osijek in Đakovo, Croatia.Đakovo Cathedral is the biggest sacral newly built building of Croatian historicism. The St. Peter Cathedral in Đakovo is the town's most famous landmark and the most important sacral object.

The cathedral was built 1866-1882 under Josip Juraj Strossmayer, who was the bishop of the Catholic diocese of Đakovo and Srijem. The architects of the cathedral are Carl Roesner and Friedrich von Schmidt from Vienna. Fresco paintings depicting scenes from the Old Testament in the nave and the New Testament scenes from the life of St Peter in the chancel were executed by the Roman painters of German origin Alexander Maximillian and Lodovico Seitz, except for two frescoes which were painted by Achille Ansiglioni.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Đakovo_Cathedral

Address 6 Strossmayerov trg, Đakovo 31400, Croatia

Coordinates 45°18'27.535" N 18°24'39.614" E

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