Church of St. Nicholas / Kostel Sv. Mikuláše - Poruba (Ostrava, North Moravia)
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N 49° 49.446 E 018° 09.972
34U E 296183 N 5522926
Quick Description: The Roman-Catholic parish church of St. Nicholas (Kostel Sv. Mikuláše) in Ostrava-Poruba is medieval Gothic structure from the 15th century with Baroque exterior.
Location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 9/28/2013 2:56:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ5K9
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

The Roman-Catholic parish church of St. Nicholas (Kostel Sv. Mikuláše) in Ostrava-Poruba is medieval Gothic structure from the 15th century with Baroque exterior. The church serves as a parish church of Ostrava-Poruba Roman-Catholic parish.

St. Nicholas is single-nave church, 35 m long and 11 m wide, equipped by a side vestry added in the 20th century to its north wall. The medieval core of the church, built probably in 1491 by Adam of Kornice (Adam z Kornic), was extensively rebuilt in Baroque style in the end of 18th century (1787-1795). The church's belfry, 47 m high, was finished later, in 1808 and reconstructed in 1909 (new clocks and bells). The complete recontruction of the church in years 2008-2011 brought a new colours and look to the oldest and also one of the most valuable buildings in Ostrava' district Poruba.

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1491

Dominant Architectural Style: Baroque

Archdiocese: Olomouc

Diocese: Ostrava - Opava

Address/Location:
Kostel Sv. Mikuláše
Nábřeží SPB 59/1
Ostrava - Poruba, Czech Republic
708 00


Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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