Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession in Warsaw City Centre

 

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The Evangelical Church of the Augsburg Confession was designed by Szymon Bogumil Zug and built in 1777 – 1781. This Neo-Classical building is crowned by a dome 58 m high. For a long time the church was the highest building in Warsaw and bore witness to the religious tolerance of the Polish nation and of Stanislaw August Poniatowski 1764 – 1795, the last king of Poland.


The design of the church supposed to reminisce the Pantheon in Rome. The interior of the church features a vast barrel-vaulted nave with rectangular transepts. The façade is considered to be one of the best examples of Neo-Classical architecture in Poland. Church’s interior has excellent acoustics and is used for choral concerts.



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