Kielce Cathedral

Local nameBazylika pw. Wniebowzięcia Najświętszej Maryi Panny
LocationKielce, Poland

The Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary also called Kielce Cathedral is the name given to a Catholic church that has the status of cathedral and basilica and is located in the city of Kielce in Poland. It is located in the "Castle Hill" in the heart of the city, next to the Palace of the Bishops of Kraków, also a famous landmark.

It was built during the 12th century by the Bishop of Kraków, Gedeon. It was destroyed by the tartars in 1260. Then, in 1719 Bishop Kazimierz Lubienski began to reconstruct the building in the early Baroque style that still characterizes it. Inside, the three ships have a variety of colors in the frescoes of painters of the nineteenth century Kraków. The high altar, the work of Fontana, is also baroque and rococo style.

Tags Roman CatholicPlace of WorshipChristianCathedral
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kielce_Cathedral

Official Website http://www.diecezja.kielce.pl/parafie/kielce-wniebowziecia-nmp-katedralna

Coordinates 50°52'7.9" N 20°37'43.893" E

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