Lomza Cathedral

Lomza, Poland

Łomża Cathedral was built between 1504-1525 and inaugurated in 1531. According a legend there was a church near the current cathedral already in c. 1000 AD. After the cathedral was damaged in Swedish wars it was restored to Gothic Baroque style in 1691-1692. The southern sacristy was added in 1886. Łomża Cathedral was again damaged in Second World War and rebuilt between 1952-1958.

The most precious treasure in the cathedral is a painting of the Virgin Mary dating from the 16th century and crowned by Pope John Paul II in 1991. There are also beautiful Renaissance items like two tombs of local governors from 1575 and 1611.

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Prince said 5 years ago
Very informative. Thank you.


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Giełczyńska 20, Lomza, Poland
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Founded: 1504-1525
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Marcin Wszeborowski (2 years ago)
średniowieczna katedra , zbudowana w latach 1504-1525 , perełka łomżyńskiej architektury tak zwany gotyk mazowiecki polecam nie pożałujecie , wewnątrz nagrobki wojewodów łomżyńskich
Stanisław Świerżewski (2 years ago)
Wybitny przykład architektury późnogotyckiej, nie zniszczony w trakcie działań wojennych. Warte zobaczenia renesansowe i barokowe nagrobki miejscowej szlachty.
Zbigniew krzewski (3 years ago)
Gotyk mazowiecki
Baranek Nieboży (3 years ago)
To, co odbywa się w tej parafii, przy okazji pogrzebu, jest kiepskim żartem. Przygotujcie się na to, że zostawicie tutaj ponad połowę zasiłku pogrzebowego. Płacisz za wszystko. Ksiądz nie przyjedzie na miejsce pracy własnym samochodem. Ty musisz go przywieźć. Jeżeli nie, to szanowny pan bierze transport z domu pogrzebowego. Szlachta to mało powiedziane. Wskazany pan grabarz kasuje 600zł, po czym chce kolejne 100, a po pogrzebie podchodzi mówiąc, daj Pan jeszcze 50. Ksiądz - za fajną stawkę przeczyta Ci beznamiętnie tekst z książeczki. Generalnie gratuluję podejścia i poczucia służby.
Iza Zając (3 years ago)
Bezwatpienia przepiękna gotycka katedra. Nasz Łomżyński powód do dumy. Piękna, po remoncie błyszczy jak klejnocik. Wspaniała i zadziwiająco jasna wewnątrz. Piękne zabytkowe rzeźby i obrazy. Wspaniale utrzymana i zadbana. Zawsze otwarta dla wszystkich i przyjazna. Wspaniale miejsce zadumy. W okresie świat pięknie przystrajana i z piękna szopka.
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