St. Mary's Church

Stargard, Poland

The Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary is perhaps the most valuable architectural monument in Polish Western Pomerania. It closes the eastern part of the Old Town Market. The oldest known mention of the Church's existence is from writings in the year 1248. The bishop of Cammin, having returned Stargard to Duke Barnim I, stipulated his law to the church.

The Church, in a quickly developing Stargard, became too small for regular attendants. In 1292, construction started on a new and more impressive place of worship. In this phase, the Church had a three nave structure, with all naves of equal height. The Church had no tower then. In the period from 1388 to about 1500, the last expansion of the structure emerged with the construction of the Presbytery and towers.

The church and adjoining city walls represent one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments.



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Founded: c. 1248
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Adam So (18 months ago)
Bez wątpienia jedna z największych atrakcji historycznych Stargardu. Ma swój klimat, do tego warto wspiąć się i obejrzeć miasto z wieży. Piękne widok na Stargard i okolice, oczywiście przy dobrej pogodzie.
Bartosz G. (19 months ago)
Warto zobaczyć chociażby tylko ten zabytek klasy 0 na trasie gotyku ceglastego w Stargardzie. Piękna architektura w trakcie renowacji lecz zawsze robi wrażenie. Polecam przejezdnym turystom!!!
Małgorzata Ciupa (19 months ago)
Piękny gotycki kościół ceglany. Najcenniejszy zabytek Pomorza Zachodniego. W kościele zachowały się oryginalne polichromie i ołtarz główny z XV w., witraże z XIX i pocz. XX w. Wart obejrzenia.
harry washello (2 years ago)
exceptional historical and religious building, a unique monument
Zsolt Konya (2 years ago)
A nice old historical church in Stargard old citycenter
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