Parish Church Complex in Leżajsk

Parish Church Complex in Leżajsk come from the beginning of 17th century. There is an Early Baroque main altar from 1643. Near the altar there are sculptures and richly ornamented stalls. The church is surrounded by original defensive walls on the northern, eastern and western sides. 
Leżajsk Church Organs constitutes one of the most precious art monuments in Europe. The organs are from the second half of the 17th century. The Leżajsk Organs are three different and individual instruments. The two smaller instruments are located in the side naves, but the largest in the main nave. The organs possess special machinery and are capable of producing 75 different sounds. They are equipped in additional devices, such as: drums, instruments simulating onomatopoeic sounds. Although the longest fife measures 10 meters, the main part of the organs in 15 meters high and 7,5 meters wide, because the architected composition connects the main organs with those parts situated in the side naves. It creates a unique monumental organ complex, where three organists can play at the same time.

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  1. WOW, this left me in awe. I thought that I have already seen a church with a splendi, rich interior until I saw this. It's magnificent! If I'm not mistaken, it's a Catholic church right?

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  2. What a beautiful church. The last image is wonderful. Tom The Backroads Traveller

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  3. wow! przepięknie wygląda

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  4. Amazing.... how rich decorated and colourful.... breathtaking

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  5. Gorgeous, especially that last shot!

    Leslie
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  6. my goodness, how ornate!

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