History

HistoryThe first parochial (parich) church, very likely to had been built in wood, existed in Swidnica at least since 1250. The bulding of the present Church started, according to the legend, in 1330 under the reign of Duke Bolko II of Swidnica. He was probably the founder of it. The House of God was built as a basilica, which means its nave is higher …
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The Tower

The TowerThe Tower is made of stone blocks which were strengthened by 288 hundredweight of lead. The holes that are visible on the stones served as a base for metal pinchers for lifting the stones up. The height of the tower is 103 meters and it consist of 5 floors. The last floor that transforms into an octagon has …
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Monuments

MonumentsThere is a sandstone column of of St. Florian in the front square of the church. The column was founded by the Jesuits in thanks for his deliverance from the fire after a lightning strike. At its base a Latin inscription was placed with a hidden date:”DIVVs FLorIanVs aDVersVs INCENDIE patronVs (1684.)” …
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Virtually

VirtuallyTo visit the church, you do not have to come to Swidnica. This does not mean, of course, that we don’t want you to see this beautiful piece of architecture with your own eyes – you’re most welcome to do so! Until then, though, visit it virtually! This ride will make you {almost} feel like you were there personally.
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Gallery

GalleryWe invite you to browse through the photos of both the church as well as its surroundings. At the moment, we present the construction photos of City Hall of Świdnica, from the very beginning until the present day, and of course the photos of Basilica itself, including pictures of the renovation.
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Version 1.0

Version 1.0If you would like to see the original Basilica’s website, built in 2002, this link will take you there. Many functions do not work, or are disconnected – this version is more for the people who visited the site in the past and feel some kind of sentiment toward it!
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