Church of Saint-Francis of Assisi

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Church of Saint-Francis of Assisi
Kostol svätého Františka z Assisi
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Church of Saint-Francis of Assisi
Church of Saint-Francis of Assisi is located in Slovakia
Church of Saint-Francis of Assisi
Shown within Slovakia
Basic information
LocationHervartov
Geographic coordinates49°14′48″N 21°12′13″E / 49.246667°N 21.203611°E / 49.246667; 21.203611
AffiliationRoman Catholic
RegionPrešov
CountrySlovakia
Heritage designationUNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008
LeadershipRoman Catholic Archdiocese of Košice
Architectural description
Architectural typeChurch
Completedend of 15th century

Church of Saint-Francis of Assisi is a Roman Catholic church situated in the village of Hervartov.

History[edit]

The church was constructed in wood at the end of 15th century.[1] The wall paintings date between 1655 and 1805.[1]

On July 7, 2008, the church along with seven other monuments was declared UNESCO world heritage site under the name "Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Hervartov – Church of St Francis of Assisi". Travel in Slovakia. Retrieved 13 May 2017.
  2. ^ Centre, UNESCO World Heritage. "Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area". whc.unesco.org. Retrieved 2017-05-13.