Basilica of St. James and St. Agnes

Nysa, Poland

The Basilica of St. James and St. Agnes is a basilica minor in Nysa. It is the largest sacramental building in the town, and historically cultural site of the town. The basilica was built on the turning point of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, in the area known as the New Town. It was the first parish church, raised in between 1195 and 1198, consecrated by Wrocław's Jarosław Bishop in 1198.

The current church was built in two phases. The first stage was built before 1392, when the six-span church was built. The second stage was built between 1424 and 1430, when the chancel and ambulatory were built. St. James's Church was the highest building in the town at that time, with its rooftop surpassing all of the town's structures; taking part in an exceptionally historic part of town.

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Kupiecka 1, Nysa, Poland
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Founded: 1195/1392
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Lewis O'D (2 years ago)
Nice architecture looking forward to seeing it after renovations are completed
Pav (2 years ago)
Really nice looking building, there should be some medieval attractions and not church...
Henrik Hansen (2 years ago)
Big and beautiful church with a high ceiling. At the moment (June 19) it's being taken care of, so that it looks a bit like a construction site. And if you go there in the summer, you should bring something warm, unless you just go inside to cool off. Where I was sitting it was easy enough to hear what the priest said during the mass, even though he was very soft spoken. ( I don't understand polish, but I didn't expect any translation)
Amator P (2 years ago)
Third largest roof area church in Europe. Magnificient cathedral and beautyfull city with lake!
Liam Irish Duncan British Irish . (2 years ago)
It is a very historic church and it is a worth a visit just for that, I am not a religious person!
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