St. Francis Xavier’s Church

St. Francis Xavier’s Church

Jesuit church also funded by Jan Działyński, who invited Jesuits to Grudziądz in 1622. Built in the baroque style in 1648-1723, the church is connected to the college through entrances south of the chancel and north of the vestry. The chancel ceiling is cross-vaulted, and the walls are decorated with Corinthian pilasters. The two storey...

The Jesuit College

The Jesuit College

The college was funded by Chełmno voivode Jan Działyński. The building was erected in 1647-1725 on a rectangular fl oor plan, featuring two wings from the north. 18th-century polychrome with illusionistic painting of a dome is seen on the vault in the entrance hall. On the fi rst fl oor in the western wing there...

 CASTLE HILL

 CASTLE HILL

All that remained of the magnificent 13th century castle are picturesque relics. However, the castle’s layout can clearly be seen. Situated in the center of the former courtyard is the nearly 24-meter tall Klimek Tower, which rises on the foundations of the former castle tower. Klimek serves as a vantage point that offers a spectacular...

St. Nicholas Church

St. Nicholas Church

The church was built in the Gothic style, facing the east, featuring the nave and two side aisles. The chancel is closed from three sides and has a sacristy in the north. The nave is taller than the side aisles. Statues of Saints  Andrew, Paul, Peter and Jude Thaddaeus are seen in the lower story...

The City Walls

The City Walls

The City Walls – erected at the beginning of the 19th century, with 5 gates: The Water Gate, Toruń Gate, Side Gate, Łasin Gate, and the Castle Gate, which was connected to the castle buildings. Ten towers were built in the walls. Through the ages, the walls were systematically expanded and fortified. At the end...

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