Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Krzeszów, Poland

Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Krzeszów is a Roman Catholic church and abbey of the Order of Saint Benedict in Krzeszów, Lower Silesian Voivodeship. Built around 1728-1735, it is a notable baroque church in Silesia, with the art of Ferdinand Brokoff (sculptor) and Michael Willmann (painter). It is also one of the shrines to the Virgin Mary, with a 13th old painting. In one of the chapels there is a mausoleum to Silesian Piasts: Bolko I the Strict and Bolko II the Small.



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Founded: 1728-1735
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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Robert Susło (2 months ago)
Wooow, what a place! Must-go place for every traveller! Historical value complex of buildings beautifully renewed.
B & T Kent (2 years ago)
We visited Krzeszow. We were particularly impressed by the Church of St. Joseph. We were completely blown away when we entered this very beautiful church!! There was no one else in the church so we had it all to ourselves. We were locked into the church by an employee and had to press a bell when we wanted to leave, then he came and locked us out. The audio guide worked very well.
Mariusz Koniec (3 years ago)
I've only seen main basilica, it looks majestic, art inside looks nice but kinda fresh. Feel is like stuff inside is rather newish. One can get onto a tower or down to the catacombs both paid separately. Outside is a whole post Cistercian complex with mausoleum and another church and houses to visit, also a restaurant if hungry. Everything has this feeling that it's made to generate €$£ ;)
Nikhil Shah (3 years ago)
A very beautiful Gothic church with wonderful frescoes. The main church and the church of St. Joseph both are very beautiful. There is a 18zl ticket to visit the churches. Also watching the organ being played up close is a wonderful experience. There is a separate 6zl ticket for that. With this ticket you can even visit the top of the tower. Overall it's a very good experience.
BARTOSZ R (3 years ago)
Indeed a feast for an eye! Very beautiful and powerful place. Monumental yet sensible. Truly a Baroque memento.
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