Holy Cross Church


The Holy Cross Church in the Benedictine Monastery of Holy Cross was rebuilt several times over the years. The present-day church and its bright white mainly neoclassical interior date to the late 18th century. In addition to the church, you can also tour the crypts, where you’ll see the mummified remains of nobleman Jeremi Michal Korybut.

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