Sulejów Abbey

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Sulejów Abbey
The abbey church

Sulejów Abbey (Polish: Opactwo Cystersów w Sulejowie) was a Cistercian abbey founded in 1176 by the duke Kazimierz II the Just. The town of Sulejów grew up round it. The most notable parts of the abbey are:

The monastery was dissolved in 1810. After many years of industrial and business use the surviving buildings are now used by the present parish.

The abbey is one of Poland's official national Historic Monuments (Pomnik historii), as designated October 22, 2012. Its listing is maintained by the National Heritage Board of Poland.

Abbey tower 
Cracow and Attic Towers 
Chapter house gallery 

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Coordinates: 51°21′N 19°52′E / 51.350°N 19.867°E / 51.350; 19.867