Sts. Peter and Paul Church

Nitra, Slovakia

Sts. Peter and Paul Church and Monastery of the Franciscan Order is a Renaissance estate built in 1624-1630 under Bishop Telegdy. After the Turkish invaders had destroyed the Monastery, the structure was modified by adding four chapels and, in 1732, a steeple.

The whole structure received its present Baroque appearance in early 18th century. Inside the Church holds a valuable series of 33 wood carvings depicting the life of St. Francis of Assisi created by F.X.Seegen, a Franciscan monk.



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Samova 2, Nitra, Slovakia
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Founded: 1624-1630
Category: Religious sites in Slovakia

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Lukáš Laho (2 years ago)
Sunday 16:30 Latin Mass, great.
stanislav benc (2 years ago)
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Łukasz Nita (4 years ago)
17th century church founded by the Franciscan fathers who came to Nitra. It owes its current baroque appearance to the reconstruction that took place in the 18th century. In its interior, you can admire 33 wooden reliefs depicting the life of St. Francis of Assisi. The church is on the way to the castle hill, so it's impossible to miss it.
Benedikt Petrik (4 years ago)
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