Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Krzeszów

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Location
50°43'59"N
016°04'06"E
Country
 Poland
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  • Sacral
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Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Krzeszów (Polish: Bazylika Wniebowzięcia NMP w Krzeszowie is a Roman Catholic church and abbey of the Order of Saint Benedict in Krzeszów, Lower Silesian Voivodeship. Built around 1728–1735, it is a notable baroque church in Silesia, with the art of Ferdinand Brokoff (sculptor) and Michael Willmann (painter). It is also one of the shrines to the Virgin Mary, with a 13th old painting. In one of the chapels there is a mausoleum to Silesian Piasts: Bolko I the Strict and Bolko II the Small. It is a basilica since 1998.
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