Lubiaz – Abbot’s Refectory

Abbot’s Refectory is the last room on our walk through Cistercian Abbey and Monastery in Lubiaz. Paintings and frescoes are done by Michael Willmann. Very talented but capricious artist was known as the Silesian Rembrandt. His antics as an “artistic soul” are remembered to this day by the following story. Commissioned by the Abbot to … More Lubiaz – Abbot’s Refectory

Lubiaz – Cistercian Abbey and Monastery

Cistercian Abbey and monastery in Lubiaz is one of the largest Christian complexes¬†of that kind in the world. A masterpiece of Baroque architecture in Silesia, Poland, ¬†it was established in 1175. Its underground crypts house 98 mummified remains of Polish dukes, which unfortunately you would not be able to see.     The first friars … More Lubiaz – Cistercian Abbey and Monastery