Contacts
  • Námestie slobody 100/1, Skalica
Description

The town of Skalica boasts of a diverse tangle of sacral buildings with a rich history. Under many of them, underground crypts ar built, but not all are explored and made available to the public. However, the largest crypt under the Jesuit Church is landscaped and accessible.

Jesuit church of St. Francis Xavier is characterized by its two-tower facade, which has an immensely monumental impression. The church stands on the edge of the square in Skalica and its foundation stone was laid in 1693. Originally, there were eight altars in the interior, only the main one has been preserved, with an altar painting depicting Francis Xavier and statues of St. Peter and St. Paul.

The most interesting part is already mentioned underground crypts with tombs of members of the Order. Underground crypts breathe unusually ancient atmosphere and their visit is definitely a unique experience.

You may need some: accommodation Skalica
Map
Tourist map (GPS 48.847, 17.22812)
Google maps (Navigation)
There are no comments. You can add comment or upload photos of this attraction.
Accommodation
Booking.com

Nearby things to do at Jesuit church and underground crypts

0.1 km
Museum of Záhorie
Museums and history

The birth of museum activities in the sense of organizing collecting activities in 1881 - 1898 prompted the establishment of the Záhorie Museum in Skalica. It is a region...

Skalica
0.3 km
The Pilárik Brothers Mill
Technical monuments

It is known about the town of Skalica that in the past, there were many mills that grinded flour for bread or the famous Trdelník cake. One of them was the originally wat...

Skalica
0.3 km
Rotunda of St. George
Museums and history

Rotunda of St. George is originally a Romanesque building from the turn of the 12th and 13th centuries (although a new study says it comes from the first half of the 11th...

Skalica
0.4 km
Calvary in Skalica
Sacral monuments

At the highest point in the northern part of the town of Skalica, there is a beautiful classicist calvary. It was built by the Jesuits in 1703-1710 on the site of the ori...

Skalica
5.8 km
Swimming pool in Zlatnícka Valley
Lakes and pools

Summer swimming pool surrounded by the nature of the Zlatnícka Valley everywhere you look. It is located near the former royal town of Skalica. The summer swimming pool i...

Skalica
6.6 km
Windmill
Technical monuments

Windmill at Holič is the only preserved windmill in Slovakia. It is made of stone with a circular ground plan and has three floors. It was built in the late 19th century....

Holíč
6.7 km
Town Museum at Holíč Castle
Castles, chateaus, mansions

If your heart yearns for the fascinating history of the Habsburgs, the town of Holíč has a lot to offer. When you come here, the Baroque-Classicist monumental Holíč Castl...

Holíč
14.9 km
Millennium Cross
Other attractions

If you would like to see the highest cross in Slovakia autoptic, you would have to go to the region of Záhorie. The Millennium Cross rises majestically on a vast meadow a...

Rybky