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Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc

Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc: Olomouc is a city in Moravia, in the Czech Republic. The Holy Trinity Column dominates the main square of Olomouc. The Baroque statue is 35 metres high and a popular meeting point for the residents of Olomouc. The Holy Trinity Column was built in honour to God, the Catholic Church and the faith and as a thanksgiving for the ending of the plague that had afflicted Moravia in the period 1713-1715. The Holy Trinity Column was built between 1716-1754. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc also houses a small decorated chapel. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc is the largest Baroque statue in Central Europe. Olomouc is located about 38 km from Kroměříž and about 58 from Brno. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc gained status as an UNESCO World Heritage in 2000.

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Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc - Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc: The Holy Trinity Column was built between 1716-1754. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc is the...

Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc: The Holy Trinity Column was built between 1716-1754. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc is the largest Baroque statue in Central Europe. When creating the Holy Trinity Column, the citizens of Olomouc wanted to create a monument of unrivalled size, wealth and beauty.

  1. Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc - Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc: The Holy Trinity Column was built between 1716-1754. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc is the...

    Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc: The Holy Trinity Column was built between 1716-1754. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc is the largest Baroque statue in Central Europe. When creating the Holy Trinity Column, the citizens of Olomouc wanted to create a monument of unrivalled size, wealth and beauty.

  2. Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc - The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc houses a small chapel, decorated with reliefs depicting Biblical scenes. The column became the symbol of...

    The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc houses a small chapel, decorated with reliefs depicting Biblical scenes. The column became the symbol of patriotism of the Olomouc citizens, since both the artists and depicted saints were related to Olomouc in some way. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc gained the status as an UNESCO World Heritage in 2000.

  3. Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc - The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc is the most unique example of the regional style, known as Olomouc Baroque. The translation of the...

    The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc is the most unique example of the regional style, known as Olomouc Baroque. The translation of the inscription on the column: Glory Be to God the Father, God the Son, God the holy Spirit. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc was declared an UNESCO World Heritage in 2000.

  4. Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc - Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc: The gilded statue of the Holy Trinity on top of the column. The Holy Trinity Column was built in honour...

    Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc: The gilded statue of the Holy Trinity on top of the column. The Holy Trinity Column was built in honour to God, the Roman Catholic Church and the faith as a thanksgiving for the ending of the plague that had afflicted Moravia in the period 1713-1715. The Baroque statue is 35 m high and a popular meeting point for the residents of Olomouc.

  5. Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc - The Holy Trinity Column dominates the main square of Olomouc. Olomouc is a city in Moravia, situated in the eastern part of...

    The Holy Trinity Column dominates the main square of Olomouc. Olomouc is a city in Moravia, situated in the eastern part of the Czech Republic. The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc is the largest Baroque statue in Central Europe.  The Holy Trinity Column in Olomouc was declared an UNESCO World Heritage in 2000.