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

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Kazimierz (3 years ago)
Amazing place, especially the chapel of St. Michael the Archangel ?
ola stankiewicz (3 years ago)
A very interesting gothic cathedral with a baroque extension. The interesting altar is especially impressive.
Waldemar Linke (3 years ago)
A great place to pray and a beautiful church
Maciej M. (3 years ago)
We went to Mass during a holiday stay in the area. We were regained by groaning, tired of life priests, the same teachers and organist. The sermon was preached by a low-ranking philosopher who decided that long and gloomy means good. Beloved brothers in the Spirit: You either sin so badly that you fear the Lord's majesty, or you are simply unfit in the world for the roles to which you were called. We came to share in the Eucharist the joy of God's presence in our lives, and you gave us a festival of sorrows (and really literally in the sermon on hunger puffiness and dysentery). How do you want to attract young people to the Church, when you talk to them as if you were giving your last breath? If I had come to this Mass while lost in my faith, I would have run away into these rushes to the Church never again. The temple is very well kept and tidy.
BiaƂostockie Biuro Nieruchomoƛci (4 years ago)
Beautiful! Monumental! Here you can feel the time that has elapsed since its beginning.
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