"The Holy Cross Church" Church of the Holy Cross Tip by coceng

Church of the Holy Cross, Warsaw: 12 reviews and 20 photos


The Holy Cross Church (Kosciol Sw.Krzyza).
The church was built according to a design by the Italian Bellotti at the end of the seventeenth century. Its fašade with two towers was begun in the first half of the eighteenth century on a design by Jozef Fontana and completed by Jakub Fontana in the second half of the century.
The statue of Christ Carrying the Cross, which enriches the stairs, dates back to 1858.
The church is well known because an urn containing Fryderyk Chopin's heart is kept inside one of its pillars.

Address: ul. Tragutta

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  • Updated May 11, 2003
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