Spisska Kapitula

Spisska Kapitula originated in the mid 13th century, conceived an ecclesiastical settlement inhabited only by priests and their servants. At the highest spot stands the twin-spired Ronanesque Cathedral of St.Martin (1245-1273), with an exceptionally fine interior. Also worthy of note is the burial chapel of the Zapolsky family and a clock tower. The whole area is a National Cultural Site. Spisska Kapitula, seat of the Spis Priorate in the thirteenth century and subsequently of the Spis bishopric, is a unique little community enclosed by surviving 17th-century fortifications and inhabited exclusively by priests.

The oldest sculpture in the church is Leo Albus.


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