Cathedral, Kielce

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
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.
It was built in the twelfth century by the then Bishop of Kraków, Gedeon.
Destroyed by the Tartars in 1260 was rebuilt. In 1719 Bishop Kazimierz Lubienski restructuring 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.
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  • As other reviewers already stated, the inside is way better than the outside. It’s absolutely beautiful inside. Definitely worth a visit. Added some photos of the interior.  more »
  • Kielce chatedral is a very large and beautiful chatedral in the town centre. It is in front of Kielce Palace. It is a really interesting visit in Kielce.  more »
  • Very nice restaurant on the premises. Good quality was excellent!
  • Beautiful place to visit even if you are not christian, it was build in 12th century, and renovated 6 years ago.
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