Neo-Gothic Architecture of Warsaw: St. Florian Cathedral

St. Florian church

The Cathedral of St. Florian (Polish: Katedra św. Floriana) is a Roman Catholic church located on the eastern bank of the Vistula river, in Warsaw, Poland.

Five interesting facts about the Cathedral of St. Florian:

  • It was built with two commanding 75 m (250 ft) towers between 1888–1904 as a form of protest against the erstwhile Russian domination of Poland.
  • During World War II, it was completely destroyed and then rebuilt until 1972.
  • It is built in the Neo-Gothic style.
  • The interior is decorated in red or white plaster and brick.
  • Most of its exterior is made of red brick.

Katedra św. Floriana
Interior of the Cathedral of St. Florian, Warsaw

Katedra św. Floriana
Interior of the Cathedral of St. Florian, Warsaw

Katedra św. Floriana
Interior of the Cathedral of St. Florian, Warsaw

Katedra św. Floriana
Interior of the Cathedral of St. Florian, Warsaw

Interior of the Cathedral of St. Florian, Warsaw
Interior of the Cathedral of St. Florian, Warsaw

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Façade of the Cathedral of St. Florian, Warsaw


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