Ostrzeszów Church

Ostrzeszów, Poland

Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven in Ostrzeszów is a late-gothic parish church, founded by King Casimir the Great in mid-14th century. It was initially composed of presbytery and a sacristry. The nave was added in 1360. After the destruction by a fire of the late 15th century and by the Swedish invasion in mid-17th century, the church was rebuilt in 1721–1723. Gothic-style stained-glass windows were fixed in 1939.

The church’s altars are baroque in style – the main one containing a copy of The Assumption of Our Lady by the famous Spanish painter Murillo. The chancel arch features limewood sculptures, probably made by Albrecht Dürer.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Piękne wnętrze, sympatyczny Proboszcz;)
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Nowoczesna, ciekawa architektura. Przestronne, jasne wnętrze. Warto zobaczyć. Na uwagę zasługuje ciekawa wywiązka dachu.
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