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Church of the Raising of the Holy Cross

Church of the Raising of the Holy Cross

You can reach the Church of the Raising of the Holy Cross by crossing the Monastery Gardens, which gives you a beautiful view of the church as you approach it. The church has undergone many reconstructions, incorporating Renaissance, Baroque and Historicist styles. It became the parish church in 1421 when St. Clement’s Church could no longer ...

New Church of the Evangelical Brethren

New Church of the Evangelical Brethren

The newest church in Litomyšl is the New Church of the Evangelical Brethren on Moravská street. The cornerstone of this church was laid in 2008 and the church was opened on 4 December 2010. The interior contains works by Karel Malich – an arrangement of rings, an altar and lectern. Also worthy of note is a standing stone cross by Václav ...

Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross

Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross

The Baroque Church of the Finding of the Holy Cross on the hill, next to Litomyšl Castle, was built in the years 1714–1725. Construction was begun by Italian builder, Giovanni Battista Alliprandi, and completed after his death by František Maxmilián Kaňka. The church burnt down four times during its history and then in 1968 it was closed and ...

Czechoslovak Hussite Church

Czechoslovak Hussite Church

The Czechoslovak Hussite Church is the second church you can find on Toulovcovo náměstí square. The original building served a quite different purpose and was modified by the Czechoslovak Hussite Church according to a design by Choceň builder, Josef Petříček. In 1943, the church independently commissioned Čeněk Mužík, a functionalist ...

Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren

Evangelical Church of Czech Brethren

The Evangelical Church can be found on Antonína Tomíčka street. Litomyšl’s Evangelists formed an association in 1897 to establish an evangelical reform congregation in Litomyšl and had long sought a suitable building for their religious services. In 1905, with financial help from the Sloupnice Czech Brethren, they bought the building of the ...

Church of the Commissioning of the Apostles

Church of the Commissioning of the Apostles

On Toulovcovo náměstí square, just behind Smetanovo náměstí square, you immediately encounter two churches. One of these is the Church of the Commissioning of the Apostles. This church too has an interesting history. Toulovcovo náměstí square, also known as Špitálské náměstí (Hospital square) occupies a site that was probably a ...

Church of St. Anne

Church of St. Anne

The Church of St. Anne stands in Litomyšl cemetery. It is a Baroque building built between 1670 and 1672. The wife of Johann Friedrich of Trautmannsdorf, Marie Anna, née Berková of Dubá and Lipé, had it built. At the end of the 18th century modifications were made and in 1872 repairs were carried out. Here you can find part of the original ...

 
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