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Kraków in Kraków Powiat, Lesser Poland, Poland

Kościół św. Marka/Church of St. Mark

Kościół św. Marka/Church of St. Mark Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Masler, June 24, 2019
1. Kościół św. Marka/Church of St. Mark Marker
Inscription.  Pierwotnie fundacja Bolesława Wstydliwego (ok. 1260 r.) dla zakonu Braci od Pokuty Bł. Męczenników, zwanych Markami. Gotycki. Prezbiterium z początku XIV w., korpus pierwotnie dwunawowy, ok. 1397 r, wieża i kruchta odbudowane 1617 r. Przebudowany w XVII w. Przy wschodniej elewacji prezbiterium wspólezesna kopia przeniesionej do wnętrza rzeżbionej grupy Ukrżyzowania z ok. 1500 r. W oltarzu glównym krucyfiks z 2. poł. XV w.

Original foundation of King Boleslaus the Modest from ca. 1216 for the Canons Regular of St Augustine, known in Poland as Marki. Gothic. Chancel from early 14th c.originally two-aisled from ca. 1397, tower and porch added in 1617. Rebuilt in the 17th c.; in the street by the eastern wall of the chancel there is a contemporary copy of a sculpted Crucifixion scene from ca. 1500. Crucifix in the high altar from the 2nd half of the 15th c.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1260.
Location. 50° 3.867′ N, 19° 56.249′ 
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E. Marker is in Kraków, Małopolska (Lesser Poland), in Kraków Powiat. Marker is on Świętego Marka, 0.1 kilometers south of Reformacka. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: świętego Marka 10, Kraków, Poland, Kraków, Małopolska 31-012, Poland. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. One of the Oldest Breweries in Poland (about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Polski Komitet Olimpijski / The Polish Olympic Committee (about 150 meters away); First Evangelical Church (about 150 meters away); Church of Sts. John the Baptist and John the Evangelist (about 180 meters away); Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (about 180 meters away); Józef Chłopicki (about 180 meters away); Feliks Nowowiejski (about 210 meters away); Ignacy Krieger (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kraków.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 91 times since then and 2 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on June 29, 2019, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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Mar. 25, 2023