Church of St. Martin in Wroclaw is a small Gothic church (about 22m long) located in the western part of Cathedral Island. It is the oldest church building in Wroclaw. The first mention of a church on this site comes from 1149. The present Rectory Church of St. Martin was originally the castle chapel of Henry IV the Righteous. It was built around 1280, and was reconstructed around 1330, and in the early 16th century. It is a brick, two-storey, Gothic church built on an octagonal plan. Many buttresses were built around the church; they were probably to support the third-storey, which was never completed.
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dta (72937) 2014-02-02 23:14
A pretty Church of St Martin , well framed and exposed . I like especially the wet pavement and the sky .
jjcordier (79289) 2014-02-02 23:16
L'architecture un peu austère de cette église tranche avec celle des autres bâtiments de la ville.
Nicou (133302) 2014-02-03 0:59
quelle vue et iamge de cette église sueprbe quelle architecture et ce toit ocre elle est petite et charmante sueprbe mise en valeur.
Bravo et amitié
timecapturer (49288) 2014-02-03 2:18
an island in a sea of cobblestones. This looks so wonderful and your POV enhances its isolated beauty perfectly. Looks amazing and so full of tantalising charm.
Have a good week - B.
jhm (146558) 2014-02-03 3:23
You show us these church of St. Martin in Wroclaw on a very nice way.
Alone on this square between the modern buildings in background.
A nice composition, excellent captured.
Nice done, TFS.
Subhogen (4067) 2014-02-03 5:19
Nice photo of the unique looking church with the cobbled square in front. Great details captured on the brick wall. Like your POV showing the facades and angles of the building. Good natural colours and light. Thanks for sharing.
Sonata11 (33717) 2014-02-03 21:13
Bardzo ladna kompozycja. Ciekawy kosciolek. Przyznam sie ze nie koajrze tego miejsca. Serdecznie pozdrawiam, Barbara
Silvio1953 (133654) 2014-02-04 11:49
Ciao Ryszard, lovely composition with nice Church, beautiful sky, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, ciao Silvio
- Copyright: Ryszard Michalik (rychem) (30263)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-02-01
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: Nikon D70
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2014-02-02 22:15