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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www.nitra.eu

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Sunday 16:30 Latin Mass, great.
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