Landscape Photography: Church of Our Lady of Sorrows peeping out from Silesian landscape
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There is just one spot that offers this breathtaking scenery of a majestic Baroque church peeping out from the lush Silesian forests - it is the Cvilin Lookout Tower, one of the most famous landmarks of the Silesian town of Krnov.
The church itself, however, is another important landmark and tourist attraction of the town. Officially known as the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows and the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, the magnificent church was built on the top of the Cvilin Hill above the town between 1722 and 1728.
Listed as a Cultural Landmark of the Czech Republic since 1958, the church is also a very popular pilgrimage site with the main and most visited pilgrimage of the year held on Sunday closest to the Day of Our Lady of Sorrows (September 15).