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košíkPiarist Church of the Discovery of the Holy Cross and Piarist college - Litomyšl

Czech Piaristický chrám Nalezení sv. Kříže s kolejí

Jiráskova 8, 570 01 Litomyšl

Telephone: +420 727 878 444
Email: info@zamecke-navrsi.cz, studijni.fr@upce.cz
Web: zamecke-navrsi.cz/piaristicky...
GPS: 49°52'19.86"N 16°18'47.11"E (342 m above sea level)

Piarist Church "Discovery of the Holy. Cross". It was built between 1714-1722 by the Italian architect Giovanni Battista Alliprandi and was completed after his death in the year 1720 by František Maximilian Kanka. Both internal and external sculptural decorations were made, among others, by Matthias Bernard Braun and his colleague J. F. Pacák.Jan Evangelist Purkyne, natural scientist of world renown, and philosopher Bonifác... Full description

Piarist Church "Discovery of the Holy. Cross". It was built between 1714-1722 by the Italian architect Giovanni Battista Alliprandi and was completed after his death in the year 1720 by František Maximilian Kanka. Both internal and external sculptural decorations were made, among others, by Matthias Bernard Braun and his colleague J. F. Pacák.

Jan Evangelist Purkyne, natural scientist of world renown, and philosopher Bonifác Buzek studied at the Baroque college of the Piarist order of 1643.

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Category church, religious monument, sight-seeing location
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Tours / exhibitions

Opening hours
(GMT +2)
  • 10.7. 19:00-21:00
  • 11.7. 15:30-23:00
  • 12.7.-31.8. Mo-Su 10:00-18:00

Before visiting the building we recommend checking the current opening hours on the building's website or by contacting the operator by telephone.

closed Closed right now, as per business hours
Description The temple houses the sacred light installation of Václav Cigler and Michal Motyčka. There is an interactive program Up to the Angels prepared for children.
Exhibition specialization the Church / liturgical objects
Angels on the hillock
Description Interactive exhibition of religious art of the Diocese of Hradec Králové. The exhibition also includes an ascent to the viewpoint between the towers on the front of the church of the Finding of the Holy Cross, which not only provides a view of Castle hill, but also the entire city and its immediate surroundings.
Exhibition specialization the Church / liturgical objects
Angelic viewpoint

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The nearest train stations
Nearest bus stop
The nearest airport
  • Pardubice (44 km)
  • Brno Tuřany (84 km)
  • Mnichovo Hradiště (120 km)

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Future events

(Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic: Missa Quinis Vocibus)
  • 8/15/2021 10:00
(Claudio Monteverdi: Messa A Quattro Voci Da Cappella)
  • 8/22/2021 10:30
(Bílé Vánoce Lucie Bílé II)
  • 12/23/2021 17:00

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