Głogówko, Greater Poland Voivodeship

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Głogówko
Settlement
Basilica on the Holy Mountain in Głogówko.
Basilica on the Holy Mountain in Głogówko.
Głogówko is located in Poland
Głogówko
Głogówko
Coordinates: 51°53′9″N 17°2′7″E / 51.88583°N 17.03528°E / 51.88583; 17.03528
Country Poland Poland
Voivodeship Greater Poland
County Gostyń
Gmina Piaski

Głogówko [ɡwɔˈɡufkɔ] is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Piaski, within Gostyń County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland.[1] It lies approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) west of Piaski, 2 km (1 mi) north-east of Gostyń, and 58 km (36 mi) south of the regional capital Poznań.

Holy Mountain Shrine[edit]

The basilica minor was modelled after Baldassare Longhena's Santa Maria della Salute in Venice and constructed by polonized Italians Jerzy Catenazzi, Jan Catenazzi and Pompeo Ferrari between 1675 and 1728.[2] The church and monastery of the Oratory of Saint Philip Neri were established by Adam Konarzewski and completed by his wife Zofia Krystyna Opalińska.[2] It is one of Poland's official Historic Monuments (Pomnik historii), as designated March 27, 2008, and tracked by the National Heritage Board of Poland.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Central Statistical Office (GUS) - TERYT (National Register of Territorial Land Apportionment Journal)" (in Polish). 2008-06-01. 
  2. ^ a b (English) "Sanctuary in Święta Góra". www.filipini.gostyn.pl. Retrieved 2009-11-27. 


Coordinates: 51°53′9″N 17°2′7″E / 51.88583°N 17.03528°E / 51.88583; 17.03528