Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Belgrade

Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Belgrade

The Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary was built in 1795 on the grounds of a former 16th century mosque, and was designed by Thomas Zagrepčanina Miklaušića. The mosque was demolished in 1784, during Austro-Hungarian occupation, which brought in more catholics to the area. The church bears some Empire and Baroque elements and features rather unusual arrangement; unlike most catholic churches, it has the altar facing the east and not the west. Significant restoration work took place there in 1817. The church is situated right in front of the Zemun Outdoor Market.

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Sight Name: Catholic Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Sight Location: Belgrade, Serbia (See walking tours in Belgrade)
Sight Type: Religious
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Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 Km or 1.5 Miles
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