The market square in Rybnik has served as the
center of the city since the Middle Ages. Old,
wooden buildings around the square were
destroyed in many fires, so the houses that
surround the market square come mainly from the
nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Worthy of note
is the Classicist town hall, decorated with a clock
tower, from the 20s of the nineteenth century. It
now houses, inter alia, the Rybnik Museum. A late
Baroque statue of Saint John of Nepomuk stands on
the market square.
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The Church of Our Lady of Sorrows, built at the turn of
the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, is the
parish church, carrying on the tradition of the socalled old temple. Hill Church, which currently
remains the choir - performing the function of
the chapel of the academic day. Church, the call
is connected with eighteenth-century piety, was
also the site of the baptism of Fr. Blachnicki
Francis, the founder of the movement oasis,
heroic social activiSt
The palace in Rybnik is also known as the Piast
Castle, but since the times of the Piast dynasty it
has undergone many changes. Although the first
mention of the castle dates to 327, we know that
it existed here as a wooden building in the first
half of the thirteenth century, and it had
probably been constructed in the twelfth
century. The present form of the palace primarily
resulted from the rebuilding in the eighteenth
century, when it was given the late baroque and
The church located at 12 Miejska Street in
Rybnik is one of the parish churches of the
Katowice diocese of the Evangelical Church of
the Augsburg Confession. The origins of the
church erected on this site are associated with
an old wooden building used for storing and
drying fishing nets, which during the reign of
Frederick William, King of Prussia, was
reconstructed and adapted for the church. The
present building dates from the mid-nineteenth
The Dr. Juliusz Roger Rybnik Hospital is
initiated by Dr. Juliusz Roger, who came to
Silesia in 1847 to assume the position of
court physician of Duke Victor I. Juliusz Roger,
one of the most remarkable characters of
Upper Silesia, was not only doctor, but also a
naturalist and folkloriSt The hospital facilities
that bear his name, and whose construction
he himself initiated, were put into use in
1869, four years after his death.
The church of the Assumption of the Blessed
Virgin Mary is now the oldest church in Rybnik.
The shrine is dated to the, the fifteenth century.
Originally, the church was dedicated Our Lady
of Sorrows. The only remaining part of this
church is a presbytery, which was converted
into a mortuary chapel, while the rest was
demolished in the late eighteenth century. At
that time, a new church dedicated to the same
patron saint was erected. Currently, the old
sanctuary is used as a university church.
The Basilica of Saint Anthony of Padua in
Rybnik, sometimes called "Rybnik Cathedral",
is known mainly as the largest church of Upper
Silesia. The building has almost hundred-meter
tall towers, visible from a distance, when
approaching it from either side to the city. The
Basilica was built between 1903 and 1906.
Inside the neo-Gothic church, there is a
seventeenth-century statue of Saint Anthony,
the patron saint of Rybnik.
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