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The Church of St Joseph in Zabrze

The Church of St Joseph in Zabrze was built in 1930-1931. It is one of the most avant-garde and beautiful Modernist buildings in Silesia. It was designed by Dominikus Boehm, a world-class architect. The massive, brick block with a tower in the shape of a cuboid, multi-storey arcades in front of the entrance, rough, subtly lit interior, many hidden symbolic elements. These features make the church stand out from other sacred buildings in Zabrze.

Location
street Franklina Roosevelta 104
41-800 Zabrze
Zabrze
Upper Silesian Agglomeration
in the city/town
Contact data
: http://swjozef.zabrze.pl
General Information
: churches, architectural monuments
Prices & amenities
: admission free
Availability
: whole year
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