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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Paweł K (7 months ago)
A beautiful church located next to the Silesian Piast castle.
Stanisław Adamski (9 months ago)
It doesn't impress from the outside, but once you enter, you are surrounded by a baroque pearl. He throws us on the floor. Not only is it worth it, but it is necessary.
Grzegorz R. (10 months ago)
The church is located right next to the castle in Brzeg. It was built in the first half of the 13th century. It can be said that there is one of the most beautiful churches in the province. Opole. The vaults and walls are decorated with Baroque painting, it consists of 115 scenes on icons with various content. Worth a visit when visiting the castle.
Viola Kowalska (10 months ago)
I highly recommend seeing this church live. It is in the Baroque style. Beautiful paintings on the walls and ceiling are impressive. Whenever I am there, I discover it anew.
Krzysztof Senecki (2 years ago)
I recommend visiting this place is unique
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