Church of St. Paul / Kostel Sv. Pavla - Vítkovice (Ostrava, North Moravia)
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N 49° 48.860 E 018° 16.041
34U E 303418 N 5521569
Quick Description: Brick neo-Gothic Church of St. Paul (Kostel Sv. Pavla), built in 1883-1886, is a principal landmark of Vítkovice and also parochial church of Roman Catholic parish of this Ostrava' district.
Location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 3/26/2013 7:37:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMGNZP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:

Brick neo-Gothic Church of St. Paul (Kostel Sv. Pavla), built in 1883-1886, is a principal landmark of Vítkovice and also parochial church of Roman Catholic parish of this Ostrava' district.

The construction (work of architect August Kristein from Vienna) of the Church of St. Paul, triple-nave neo-Gothic basilical structure built from red bricks, was financed in a majority by local Vitkovice ironworks (Vitkovické železarny) and its purpose was to give services for fastly growing population of this industrial district of Ostrava. Interesting is independent bell tower, built not only for the church purposes, but also as water tower and fire-observing tower. The belfry is bearing three iron bells, cast in Vitkovice ironworks.

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 10/14/1886

Dominant Architectural Style: neo-Gothic

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: altar with remains of St. John Sarkander

Archdiocese: Olomouc

Diocese: Ostrava - Opava

Address/Location:
Kostel Sv. Pavla
Mírová 30
Ostrava - Vítkovice , Czech Republic
703 00


Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

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