St. Lawrence's Church, Warsaw

Local nameKościół pw. Świętego Wawrzyńca
LocationWola, Warsaw, Polska

St. Lawrence's Church is a Roman Catholic church located in Warsaw's borough of Wola. A neoclassicist building, the site is best known as the central point of Polish "Redoubt No. 56" during the 1831 battle for Warsaw.

A small wooden church was built here as early as the 14th century. It was first mentioned in writing in a document by Antipope John XXIII dated 1412. Until the 17th century the church was just a branch of the St. John's Cathedral, and it was not until 1611 that a separate parish was founded in the village of Wielka Wola.

During the Deluge the wooden church was destroyed by Swedish forces, but was rebuilt soon afterwards.

Tags Roman CatholicPlace of WorshipChurchChristianWheelchair Accessible
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Coordinates 52°13'37.353" N 20°56'39.197" E

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