Spišská Kapitula, Slovakia

Spišská Kapitula is an exceptionally well-preserved ecclesiastical town on the outskirts of Spišské Podhradie, Slovakia, and overlooking Spiš Castle. (Kapitula means Canon,
Cathedral or religious complex containing monastery in English.)

Spišská Kapitula, the view from Spiš Castle

Spišská Kapitula, the view from Spiš Castle

Spišská Kapitula is a separate municipality in Eastern Slovakia in the Hornádskej basin, a former independen from 1948, part of the Spiš ‘s settlement.

Spišská Kapitula

Spišská Kapitula

It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage site Levoča, Spiš Castle and the associated cultural monuments.

Enter the Spišská Kapitula

Enter the Spišská Kapitula

The town consists of St. Martin’s Cathedra, a former monastery, and a single street, all of mediaeval construction and enclosed by walls.

St. Martin's Cathedral, Spišská kapitula

St. Martin’s Cathedral, Spišská kapitula

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The dome of the Church

The alter of St. Martin's Cathedral

The alter of St. Martin’s Cathedral

St. Martin’s Cathedral was built in the years 1245-1273 in the Romanesque and Gothic styles.

Main Street of Spišská Kapitula

Only one Main Street of Spišská Kapitula

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Institute of theology

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Graz clock tower

I was strolling around Spišská Kapitula about an hour and left for Žehra Village.

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