Church of St. Maximilian / Kostel Sv. Maxmiliána - Hukvaldy (North Moravia)
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N 49° 37.396 E 018° 13.364
34U E 299422 N 5500449
Quick Description: Church of St. Maximilian (Kostel Sv. Maxmiliána), simple Baroque single-nave structure built in years 1759-1769, is parochial church of Roman Catholic parish in Hukvaldy.
Location: Moravskoslezský kraj, Czechia
Date Posted: 10/4/2013 4:22:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMJ6XZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 25

Long Description:

Church of St. Maximilian (Kostel Sv. Maxmiliána), simple Baroque single-nave structure built in years 1759-1769, is parochial church of Roman Catholic parish in Hukvaldy.

The church, which construction started in 1759, was consecrated in October 12th, 1769. Interior of the church is richly decorated by paintings of painter Kuppenweisser. Composer Leoš Janácek often visited the church and played here on its organ. The church, example of simple but pure late-Baroque sacral architecture, forms together with nearby Archbishops residence and Baroque game park gate the unique architectonical complex creating scenic atmosphere of village Hukvaldy.

Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of building construction: 1/1/1759

Dominant Architectural Style: Baroque

Archdiocese: Olomouc

Diocese: Ostrava - Opava

Address/Location:
Kostel Sv. Maxmiliána
Hukvaldy, Czech Republic
739 46


Relvant Web Site: [Web Link]

Date of organization: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

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