Zagreb, Croatia -- The Hungarian king who established the bishopric was Ladislaus I who went on to sainthood -- and the cathedral was later dedicated to him and a few others. Ladislaus expanded Hungary's realm into Croatia and he reorganized the Catholic Church accordingly. The first cathedral was consecrated in 1217 but a few decades later the Mongols destroyed it when they came through the area raising Khan.The onion-domed spire at right is St. Mary's, built in the 14th century and modified in the baroque wave of the 1740s (like many Zagreb churches). Like the cathedral to its left, St. Mary's sports an exterior rebuilt after the 1880 earthquake.

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