Chopin wanted his heart to rest in Poland, after his death. However, since the burial in his birth country was not possible, his dear sister Ludwica made his brother’s heart brought back to Warsaw. Nowadays, the Saint Cross Church keeps the urn with the great composer’s heart. This little church represents one of the most important buildings of Warsaw. It dates back to the seventeenth century and has a baroque style. It was designed by the court architect Josef Bellotti, but the façade and the towers were planned by Jakub Fontana.
Church of the Holy Cross is a Roman Catholic Church located in downtown Warsaw on Krakowskie Przedmiescie. Initially built between 1682 to1857, it was reconstructed from 1960 to 1972. Designed in baroque architectural style, it is one of the most... more distinguished churches in the capital city of Poland. Presently it is run by Vincent de Paul’s Missionary Friars.
Address: Krakowskie Przedmiescie 3, Warszawa, Polska
Opening Hours: Monday - Saturday: 1000 Hours to 1600 Hours; Sunday: 1400 Hours to 1530 Hours