Assumption of Mary Church

Rožňava, Slovakia

Assumption of Mary Church or the Rožňava Cathedral was built in 1304 and remodeled during the 15th and 16th centuries. During the 16th and 17th century the church was owned by Catholics and Protestants. With the establishment of the episcopal office in Roznava, the church became the cathedral. Subsequently extensive interior modifications were done. In 1836 the southern aisle was changed to the Chapel of Saint Neita, whose relics were brought here from Rome.



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Founded: 1304
Category: Religious sites in Slovakia

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lubomir prelec (20 months ago)
Veľmi pekná pamiatka.
Martin Martin (2 years ago)
Dôležitá pamiatka, ktorá je otvorená iba počas omše... A to je tragicky málo...
JocHapper JocH (3 years ago)
Nagyboldogasszony plébánia , Rozsnyó . Rozsnyó városának legértékesebb szakrális építménye a római-katolikus Szűz Mária mennybemenetele templom, amely eredetileg plébániatemplom volt. Rozsnyói székesegyház , rozsnyói püspökség főtemploma . Püspöki székesegyháznak 1776 óta számít. Építészeti szempontból egy 14. századi gótikus épületről van szó, amelyet 1403-ban fejeztek be. A 15 és 16. század fordulóján építették át és ebben az időben építették hozzá a Bakócz kápolnát (A huszita háborúk után 1514-16: Bakócz Tamás bíboros építtette újjá, a Szent Kereszt-kápolnát róla nevezték el )A legtöbb változás a püspökség megalakulásakor történt, amikor a híres rozsnyói építész, J. Mayer önálló haranglábat épített, harangja 154 cm átmérőjű. A templomban egy 1513-as Szent Anna Harmadmagával (A Rozsnyói Metercia) nevezetű értékes táblafestmény maradt fenn. A kép a bányai munkások életének egyes jeleneteit ábrázolja. Feltételezik, hogy a kép szerzője a lőcsei Pál mester köréből származott. A kép a Közép- Európai korabeli bányászat legrégibb eddig ismert grafikus ábrázolása.
Valeria Krausova (4 years ago)
Harsha Varma (5 years ago)
A UNESCO site. The oldest cathedral in central Europe.
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