Tatra Ice Cathedral is open, inspiration taken from St Petersburg this year

The number of visitors, as well as time spent inside the dome, will be limited.

(Source: SITA)

The Tatra Ice Cathedral, a popular touristic attraction located at Hrebienok in the High Tatras, has ceremonially opened for visitors. If you want to check more attractions in the High Tatras, check our travel guide.

This year, it is inspired by the Church of the Savior on Blood in St Petersburg. The opening ceremony was connected to the official launch of the winter season in the High Tatras.

Tatras travel guide: A fresh take on the stunning soul of Slovakia.Tatras travel guide: A fresh take on the stunning soul of Slovakia. (Source: Spectacular Slovakia)

New motif, new technology

The creator of the Tatra Ice Cathedral is Adam Bakoš, who was helped by sculptors from the Czech Republic and Slovakia. They used 1,800 ice blocks to build it, weighing about 225 tonnes.

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