Holy Cross Church

Brzeg, Poland

The Holy Cross Church was built between 1734 and 1739 (the towers were built in between 1854 and 1856) in the location of the destroyed in 1545 monastery of the Dominicans - for the need of Jesuits which arrived to the town in 1677 (architect J. Frisch). The church has a single-aisle, with a number of side chapels and the tribunes. The ceiling stands out due to J.Kubena frescoes (1739-1745) presenting the glory of the Holy Cross, the missions of the Jesuit Order and figures of saints.

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plac Zamkowy 3, Brzeg, Poland
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Founded: 1734-1739
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Zbigniew Rabcewicz (16 months ago)
ZABYTEK KL. O PIĘKNE POLIHROMIE NA SKLEPIENIU.
Pat Sambor (16 months ago)
Piękny kościół w środku. Niestety ze względu na odprawiające się nabożeństwo nie mielismy możliwości przyjrzenia mu się dokładnie w środku. Z zewnątrz informacja o odpadającej elewacji. Mam nadzieję, że doczeka się remontu, gdyż jest to piękny obiekt sakralny.
Krzysztof Kęśminowicz (18 months ago)
Piekny barokowy kościół ze wspaniałą polichromią, bardzo polecam, do zwiedzenia i zadumy
MAREK Grześkowiak (18 months ago)
Bardzo ciekawy obiekt, bogato wyposażony. Miejsce gdzie pochowano Piastów śląskich. Obiekt warto zobaczyć.
Ela Cieplicka Topor (2 years ago)
Kościół Podwyższenia Krzyża Świętego powstał w latach 1734-1739. Jest piękną, barokową budowlą. Wnętrze kościoła ozdobione jest 115 ikonami przedstawiającymi sceny różnej treści. Znajduje się tu również figurka Maryi trzymającej na kolanach martwego Pana Jezusa. Figurka ( Pieta )jest marionetką o poruszającej się głowie i rękach. Kościół jest piękny i jednocześnie przytulny.
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