Our Lady of the Assumption Co-Cathedral, Opava

Local nameNanebevzetí Panny Marie (konkatedrála)
LocationOpava, Czechia

The Our Lady of the Assumption Co-Cathedral or just Opava Cathedral, is the name given is a Catholic church in a town of Opava in the European country of Czech Republic. It has three naves, with two towers, built in the fourteenth century in Gothic style, where he was an older early thirteenth century Romanesque building before. In 1995 the church was declared a national monument in the Czech Republic. Since 1996 is the second seat of the bishop of Ostrava-Opava.

Establishing the Church of the Assumption in Opava it is associated with the Teutonic Knights. The construction of the church probably began shortly after 1204. Initial details of this Romanesque church are not well known. But the letter from King Wenceslas I of 12 May 1237 mentions the rectory in Opava.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Our_Lady_of_the_Assumption_Co-Cathedral,_Opava

Address 185/16 Rybí trh, Opava 74601, Czech Republic

Coordinates 49°56'19.418" N 17°54'2.508" E

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