KLATOVY AND SURROUNDS : VIRGIN MARY'S IMMACULATE CONCEPTION AND ST. IGNATIUS' JESUIT CHURCH

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Virgin Mary's Immaculate Conception and St. Ignatius' Jesuit church

Virgin Mary's Immaculate Conception and St. Ignatius' Jesuit church The most important building of the Jesuit order, working in Klatovy in 1636-1773. In the church construction outstanding architects of the period took part.

Precious are the illusive paintings of the main altar and the cupola, life-work of the painter Jan Hiebl (painted in 1716-1717). Relics of an early martyr saint are placed in the church, namely St. Oenestinus.

(c) Foto : ŠumavaNet.CZ
Text : Informační centrum Klatovy, www.klatovy.cz/icklatovy

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