St. Catherine`s church in Banska Štiavnica

Region:Region Banská Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj)
District:Banská Štiavnica
City / Municipality:Banská Štiavnica
Tourist location:Hont
Mountains:Štiavnica Mountains (Štiavnické vrchy)
Lies by the river:Štiavnica
Monument reserve:Banská Štiavnica
World Heritage:UNESCO Cultural Heritage
Latitude:48° 27' 31.7664" / 48.458824 /
Longitude:18° 53' 34.774799999759" / 18.892992999999933 /
Included in categories: Churches and cathedrals
Unesco world heritage
The late Gothic St. Catherine’s Church is one of the most beautiful churches in Banská Štiavnica. It is also called “Slovak”, because the sermons here had been taking place in Slovak language since 1658. St. Catherine’s Church was built in 1488-1491. Its interior decorations were worked on until 1500. The church consists of one nave topped with a late Gothic stellar vault continuing to presbytery. The nave is lined from both sides with chapels of half its height. In 1776, the chapel of St. John of Nepomuk was added to the church. Underneath the church lies a crypt in which mayors and significant townsmen were buried. A cross, a late Gothic statue of Virgin Mary and a stone baptistery have been preserved of the 15th century furnishings of the church. The organ was handcrafted by a local master in the late 18th century. The original main altar was made by a mystical Master M.S. Two ... ... Read more
Banská Štiavnica (City)

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