Sulejów Abbey was a Cistercian abbey founded in 1176 by the duke Kazimierz II the Just. The town of Sulejów grew up round it. The most notable parts of the abbey are the Romanesque church of Saint Thomas Becket of Canterbury and Romanesque fortifications which stopped the Mongol Hordes in the 13th century.

The monastery was dissolved in 1810. After many years of industrial and business use the surviving buildings are now used by the present parish.

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Opacka 13, Sulejów, Poland
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Founded: 1176
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Krzysztof Plewnia (12 months ago)
Mega piękne miejsce. Coś wspaniałego zarówno dla duszy oraz ciała a także spotkań z ludźmi!
Maciej Wojcieszak (13 months ago)
A beautiful place with an interesting history, worth visiting and visiting.
Dariusz Lubaś (13 months ago)
Interesting places where peace and quiet have a regenerating and calming effect on people.
Łucja Dybowska-Sarapuk (14 months ago)
Very nice area. Abbey converted into a hotel, but you can walk in the grounds next door. You can also enter the historic church.
marzena szpryng (15 months ago)
A beautiful place with a miraculous painting of Our Lady of Pompeii
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