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Krzeszów (Grüssau). Piast Princes of Świdnica-Jawor Mausoleum

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In 1242 Princess Anne, widow of Henry the Pious, founded in Krzeszow (Grüssau) the Benedictine monastery. Her grandson Bolko I Raw, the Duke of Jawor, in 1292 founded the Cistercian abbey.

Between 1728-1735 the main church of the monastery, Baroque style, has been built. The room behind of presbytery became the mausoleum of the Swidnica-Jawor princes. Here have rested: Bolko I Raw, Bolko (early died son of Bolko I), Bernard Świdnicki, Henry I of Jawor, Henry II of Świdnica, Bolko II Small.

The panorama shows a part of the mausoleum. The second, not shown part, is still under reconstruction.

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