St. Godehard's Rotunda

Strzelin, Poland

St. Godehard's Rotunda in Strzelin is a Romanesque church founded in the 11th century and rebuilt in the 13th century.



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Szkolna 1A, Strzelin, Poland
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Poland

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aleter (16 months ago)
The rotunda was probably built in the first half of the 13th century, although it is also dated to the previous century. It presents a type of a small church on a central plan, the origin of which is associated with Bohemia and Moravia. In Silesia, it has two more analogies: in Cieszyn and in Stronia near Oleśnica, and in Poland, similar rotundas were built in Strzelno in the Kujawy and Grzegorzewice in the Kielce region. In the Baroque era, the church in Strzelin served Poles, as it was referred to as the Polnische Kirche. The reconstructions made over the centuries blurred its original shape to such an extent that some early researchers thought that it was a remnant of a defensive tower.
Jan Jakub Smarczewski (19 months ago)
One of the prettiest rotunda in Poland
Yack Vikingski (2 years ago)
Historic place.
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Campesino Aldegazantes (3 years ago)
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