Market squareKrosno , Poland
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Market Square in Krosno
In this webcam, you can clearly see the small but very cozy Market Square of the 16th century, located in the town of Krosno. On the square there are historical buildings, fountain, town hall tower and a beautiful Farny Church of the Holy Trinity (Kościół farny pw. Trójcy Święte), and of course, there are many restaurants, cafes, several banks and shops.
The market square of the Old Town of Krosno, where the live camera is directed to, forms the center of the old town complex. In the past, social, economic and administrative life was concentrated here. Around it there are multi-storey historical houses of the 16-17 centuries with specific arcades that fall into the lens of a live web camera.
The most interesting old apartment buildings include: a corner house at the exit from Franciskanska Street (Rynek 5), formerly called “curia pretoriana”. It was the seat of the city council in the 16th century, the so-called “kamienica wójtowska” (city hall); (Rynek 7) with well-preserved four stone columns and a rich Renaissance portal. On the northern facade there is the apartment building No.27, owned by Wojciech (Adalbert) Portius, a wealthy Scottish citizen, city councilor and founder of many architectural and artistic projects in the city (the house was built in the 16th and rebuilt in the 17th centuries).
In 1999-2001 Archaeologists from the Subcarpathian Museum (Muzeum Podkarpackie) made sensational archaeological discoveries in this area. During the cobbled surface replacement of the Market Square in the online camera, the remains of stone and wooden constructions and buildings, merchant shops and counters, as well as water supply and city sewerage were found.
Currently, the outlines of the Renaissance town hall and the medieval stone tower of the town hall are visible on the market courtyard covering. It is the real archaeological sensation. Several artifacts testifying to the origins of Krosno, found during excavations, were included in the collection of the Subcarpathian Museum.
Krosno, where there is a live stream on the Baltic Live Cam website, is one of the oldest cities in Subcarpathia. The old historical part of the city is formed by the Rynok Square, shown in this webcam, surrounded by ancient Kamеnitsa buildings. Among them is Kamenitsa Vojta of the 15th century.
The monastery complex of the Franciscan Fathers houses the Auschwitz Chapel – a real pearl of the Polish Baroque.
The Farny Church of the Holy Trinity adorns one of the richest and best preserved sacred interiors in the entire south-eastern part of Poland. Next to the church there is a baroque bell tower with one of the largest bells in Poland. The building has already become an important symbol of the city of Krosno.
A bright cultural event in the city of Krosno, which area is shown in this online camera, is the festival-fair “Carpathian moods”.
Important religious monuments in Krosno:
- Wooden church of St. Wojciech 15th century.
- Church of the Virgin Mary Queen of Poland (1927-1928)
- Church and monastery of the Capuchin fathers of the 18th century.
- Church and monastery of Franciscans of the 17th century.
- Farny Church of the Holy Trinity (14th, 16th-17th centuries).
Palaces and parks of Krosno:
- Palace of the Bishops (1638-1646).
- Yaslessky landscape park.
- Missionary Museum, ul. Łukasiewicza 62
- Museum of Crafts, ul. Piłsudskiego 17
- Subcarpathian Museum, ul. Piłsudskiego 16
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