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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Mateusz Strzyżewski (15 days ago)
A beautiful place, very atmospheric and architecturally intriguing.
andrzej wlodarczyk (2 months ago)
Jet. Cool.
M W (2 months ago)
A place worth visiting Former convent turned into a hotel But there is still a small church beautiful inside Beautiful views A few minutes away is a nature reserve with a lake
seba pl (2 months ago)
Unfortunately, this is one of the unfriendly places for tourists I have been to. The abbey with a great history and valuable monuments, unfortunately, the museum is closed at present. There is a hotel in the abbey buildings. The entire area of ​​the abbey is full of signs prohibiting entry for people who are not guests of the hotel. Warning! Google maps leads badly, do not turn into a side street from the main street because it leads to a closed street only continue to the roundabout and then to the parking lot.
sjodl (3 months ago)
Worth seeing
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