Cemetery Church of the Virgin Mary

The unique wooden monument in Broumov

Beneficent night for the Broumov region / 2. 6. 2017

Beneficient auction of wines and artistic objects, music program and wine-tasting.

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Vinum et Cetera / 3.6.2017

Public wine-tasting of the best czech and moravian wines...

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Treasures of the Broumov region

Summer music festival...

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Interactive historical workshops


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LETTERPRESS - from March 2017

New educational program for schools

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The unique cemetery Church of the Virgin Mary in Broumov, which is also called the "Church of Our Cherished Lady" or the "Virgin Mary underthe Linden Trees". It is an exceptionally significant building, not only from the construction aspect. It is the oldest preserved all-wood construction in Central Europe.

WHEN: June, September - Tuesday to Sunday 9:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00
             July, August - Monday to Sunday 9:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 17:00

ENTRY FEE: 35 CZK

There are almost romantic estimates about its age and history based on the fact that there used to be an original Czech village here dating back to 1171. The church was allegedly built by a "pagan princess" in that year. The existence of the Church of the Virgin Mary, however; is not confirmed until 1383, when it is mentioned in documents. It is called the "old parish church" or the "Czech church". In 1421 the wooden church was destroyed by fire during the Hussite siege of the town. The extent of destruction and what has been preserved from the original building is uncertain.

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