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Kościół świętego Krzyża (Holy Cross Church)

  • Krakowskie Przedmieście 3 Map It
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  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Published 01/21/2016

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The heart of Poland's most famous composer, Frédéric Chopin, is immured in a pillar inside this baroque church. Atop the church steps is a massive, sculpted crucifix. Across from the church is the statue of Nicolaus Copernicus, standing in front of the neoclassical Staszic Palace, the headquarters of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Like many other notable Warsaw monuments, this statue is the work of the 19th-century Danish sculptor Bertel Thorvaldsen.

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Krakowskie Przedmieście 3, Warsaw, Mazovia, 00-047, Poland

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Published 01/21/2016

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