Kostel Obrácení sv. Pavla / Church of St. Paul's Conversion (Brandýs nad Labem)
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N 50° 11.237 E 014° 39.699
33U E 475845 N 5559508
Quick Description: Church of St. Paul's Conversion (Kostel Obrácení sv. Pavla), built in Renaissance style in the years 1541-1542, is in light of history and architecture one of the most interesting sacral structures in Brandýs nad Labem.
Location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 1/22/2010 12:24:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM83TY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Shebi Team
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Long Description:

The construction of Church of St. Paul's Conversion Between was funded by Czech nobleman, member of Unity of the Bohemian Brethren. The church, designed by famous Renaissance Italian architect Matteo Borgorelli, one of the first Renaissance sacral structures north of the Alps, was intended for Unity's divine services.

Later was the fate of church very complicated and reflexed conflicts between catholics and protestants in Czech lands. After the Battle of White Mountain (1620) were members of the Unity finally expelled from Brandýs and the church was given into the Catholic hands... Church was rebuilt in 18th and 20th century, so its unusual Renaissance look was partially wiped off by Baroque elements. The separate bell tower, built in 18th century, is the pure Baroque structure.

Date of origin:: 1541–1542 and several later rebuldings

Architect(s): Matteo Borgorelli and many others

Style: High Renaissance (ca. 1500–1550)

Web site of the object (if exists): [Web Link]

Type of building (structure): Large religious building (church, monastery, synagogue...)

Address:
Kostel Obrácení sv. Pavla F. X. Procházky 24 250 01 Brandýs nad Labem - Stará Boleslav Czech Republic


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