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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Beautiful! Monumental! Here you can feel the time that has elapsed since its beginning.
Adam Mural (2 years ago)
The renovated cathedral with the Image of Our Lady of Beautiful Love and exhibited to the Blessed Sacrament inspires prayer.
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Not my story, I prefer to read Winnie the Pooh
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Here I was baptized, I had first communion and she is a Emerald and I have a lot of affection for this place
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The renovated cathedral with the Image of Our Lady of Beautiful Love and exhibited to the Blessed Sacrament inspires prayer.
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