"La Basílica / The Basílica" Basilica of St Mary - Kosciol Mariacki Tip by elpariente

 
 

The Basilica was built by the merchants of the city to compete with the nobility and the Lords who had the Wawell Cathedral
The building on the outside is made of brick and it takes your atention the fact that the two towers are of different heights. The highest is 81 meters, has a crown on which is written the history of the city and is the watchtower ( Hejnal ) , the other renancentista style functions as a bell tower with five bells
At the front door it has a beautiful baroque portal


El edificio lo hicieron los comerciantes de la ciudad para competir con la nobleza y los Señores que tenían Catedral de Wawell
El edificio por el exterior es de ladrillo y llama la atención el hecho de que las dos torres sean de distintas alturas . La más alta mide 81 metros , tiene una corona en la que está escrita la historia de la ciudad y es la torre de vigilancia , la otra de estilo renancentista hace las funciones de campanario con cinco campanas
En la puerta principal tiene un bonito pórtico barroco

Address: plac Mariacki 5, 31-042 Kraków, Poland
Directions: Rynek Glowny, main square
Phone: +48 58 301 39 82
Website: http://www.bazylikamariacka.pl

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  • Updated Nov 2, 2011
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