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Church of the Saint Florian in Krásné Březno

Single-nave church of St. Florian, in the Saxon Renaissance style of the 16th and 17th centuries.

Informace

After the reconstruction in the years 2012-13 it became a significant part of the castle complex, which has been built during the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

The church was built as a private Lutheran Chapel of Our Lady only for the chateau family and servants. The dedication to St. Florian happend with the establishment of the Roman Catholic parish Krásné Březno in 1897. Beautiful ribbed net vault in the church cites a hundred years older building tradition, diamond portals are in contrary a hallmark (not only Saxon) of Renaissance; empories displayed in the galleries refer to the Lutheran orientation of the owners, the Knights of Bünau.

The most valuable part of the furniture is quite unique original main altar with alabaster reliefs from the beginning of 17. century. The central motif of the altar is unusually a lineage of Jesus Christ. The original bells from 1601 are of inestimable value haven't been preserved (the largest was requisitioned for the war in 1917, the other two disappeared in late 90s of the 20th century).

In 2008, the church was declared a national monument, underwent a total restoration, an integral part of it was the creation of new bells. The church is only accessible object in the administration of NPÚ ÚOP in Ústí nad Labem. Object does not have a handicap access (5 steps).

Address

Národní památkový ústav, územní odborné pracoviště v Ústí nad Labem
Podmokelská 1/38
400 07 Ústí nad Labem – Krásné Březno
Tel.: +420 472 704 800
www.npu.cz/uop-ul/
florian@npu.cz

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