The Cathedral and the Church of Assumption in Torun

The Cathedral and the Church of Assumption in Torun

The former parish church of the old Torun known as the Church of Saint John the Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist became the Cathedral of Torun in 1992. The interior is mainly decorated in baroque style and houses the font made in the thirteenth century and where supposedly was baptized the astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus. The Church of the Assumption is one of the most remarkable achievements of the sacral architecture in Poland and a former Franciscan worship place. It was built of w... [ read more ]

The Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene in Warsaw

The Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene in Warsaw

The Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene in the Prague district of Warsaw was built to the order of Prince Wlodimir Czerkawski between the years 1867 and 1869 for Russians living then in this part of the city. It was consecrated on the 29th of June in 1869. It was constructed in the Byzantine style with a Greek cross shaped foundation and with five domes. The project was made by Nicholas Syczew. The Cathedral of Saint Mary Magdalene belongs to the Diocese of Warsaw and Bielsk  of the Polish... [ read more ]

The Holy Trinity Church or the Chapel of the Royal Castle in Lublin

The Holy Trinity Church or the Chapel of the Royal Castle in Lublin

The Holy Trinity Church is located in the courtyard of the Royal Castle in Lublin and it is part of the Castle Museum. It was probably built before 1327. The frescoes from the beginning of the 15th century that can be seen in the chapel of the Castle are real rarities. The 14th century single-nave chapel was decorated with murals to the request of Wladyslaw II Jagiello, also known as King Ladislaus II Jagiello. The frescoes were made by the Russian Andrzej master.   The ... [ read more ]