Archcathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Andrew, Frombork

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  • City of Frombork in Northern Poland, our tour group visited in July 2017 in the round "rest on the Great Masurian Lakes, Baltika, Gothic" city of Frombork originally arose as a fishing village, with about in the fourth quarter of the 13th century. and until the end of the 15th century it was part of Prussia. Here with 1510 on 1543 lived the famous Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, who was a member of the chapter Fromborkskogo chapter. It consists of two parts: the city proper, located on the coastal lowlands, and the Cathedral ensemble, situated on a hill. Cathedral Basilica of the assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Andrew the Apostle is the most senior building Fromborskogo Hill. Repeatedly destroyed and reconstructed the Cathedral retains the main elements of medieval architectural plan. This Gothic structure, zalnoe, trjohnefnoe, length CA. 97 m, width 12 m Tower, known as Tower Radzejovskogo-the tallest building of Cathedral Hill-Gothic and Baroque (XVI-XVII century). Destroyed and ruined in 1945, was restored in 1972-73 Gg. On the ground floor there is a planetarium. Inside the Bell-Tower hangs a Foucault pendulum, the only employee monitoring device in Poland for daily rotational movement of the Earth. Copernicus Tower in the Northwest corner of the fortress is the oldest element of the fortification of the Cathedral Hill. Built before 1400 g. subjected to repeated reconstructions in XV-XVIII centuries. Here he built an Observatory, library, and storage for astronomical instruments. The Tower burned down in 1945, restoration work continued until 1965 g. Recommend to visit!
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  • First time passed Frombork from Elblag and Braniewo aside somehow had never heard about this location and here before us on the Hill stood a huge beautiful castle. Time for a check-up was not necessarily come back here during the warmer months to explore everything. A very interesting town.
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  • We were able, however, to enjoy the surroundings, the setting ... we listened to time spaces, a great place, we will definitely be someone the summer all over again.
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