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Parafia Rzymskokatolicka Sw. Rocha

ul. Ks. Adama Abramowicza 1, Bialystok 15-871, Poland
+48 85 652 10 58
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Like an Iceberg

Saint Roch to whom the church is dedicated is the patron saint of dogs, falsely accused people and... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Hard to miss

If you are a fan of medieval architecture, do not bother. Modernism fans will love it, however... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
sir_meeshoo
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Gdynia, Poland
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“nordic” (2 reviews)
“tower” (2 reviews)
“design” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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ul. Ks. Adama Abramowicza 1, Bialystok 15-871, Poland
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Reviewed 29 June 2018

Saint Roch to whom the church is dedicated is the patron saint of dogs, falsely accused people and bachelors! He most probably lived in medieval times in Burgundy. Not in polar areas with lots of snow and ice, though arctic or nordic nature is what...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you are a fan of medieval architecture, do not bother. Modernism fans will love it, however. Parafia Rzymskokatolicka Św. Rocha was set up to be visible from virtually everywhere, so you can take advantage of reversing the situation and exploring a bird's eye view...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Modern, clean, maybe Nordic geometric design that flows inside from the floor elements into the structure. There was some repair work going on during which we met the parish priest who sent us to the tower for the view. What a view!

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Reviewed 21 December 2016

This church is an unexpected example of Modernist - Expressionist architecture from steel concrete authored by renowned Polish architect Oskar Wiktor Sosnowski. There is nothing similar in Bialystok, nor Sosnowski has made another masterpiece like this as he concentrated on urbanism, restoration and architecture theory....More

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This new church, is something that you can't miss and you have to visit. Really beautiful church build on small hill. You can enter at his tower and take a good look around the town. The view is simple amazing.

1  Thank FriderikosGr
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This church is very nice. The design inside is modern and ascetic, also altar has nice sculpture of Jesus. Bell tower visit is for free.

1  Thank Astroblood
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