Church of the Holy Cross

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Church of the Holy Cross information

Location
Warsaw , Poland
Address
ul Krakowskie Przedmieście 3
Opening hours
10am-4pm
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Of Warsaw's many impressive churches, this is the one most visitors want to visit. Not so much to admire the fine Baroque altarpieces that miraculously survived the Warsaw Rising reprisals, but to glimpse a small urn by the second pillar on the left side of the nave. This urn, adorned with an epitaph to Frédéric Chopin, contains what remains of the composer’s heart. It was brought here from Paris after the great man's death.