Bazilika svätého Egídia - Bardejov, SK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Noe1
N 49° 17.616 E 021° 16.535
34U E 520037 N 5460130
Quick Description: Gothic basilica of St. Giles, founded by the Cistercians around the year 1206.
Location: Prešovský kraj, Slovakia
Date Posted: 10/21/2014 1:05:42 PM
Waymark Code: WMMPRT
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The origins of the church date back to the 13th century. From this period comes the patronage of the church. Around the year 1206 at this place settled by Cistercian monks from the Polish Koprzywnica established the monastery dedicated to St. Giles. The Royal Charter of 1247, which King Béla IV. confirmed the order property of their extensive land near Bardejov ("Terra Bardfa"), contains the first mention of the existence of the church in this area.
Type of Church: Basilica

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Dominant Architectural Style: Gothic

Archdiocese: Košice

Diocese: Bardejov

Radnične námestie
Bardejov, Slovakia

Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Date of building construction: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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