Virtual Tour - St. Anthony's Church
Enjoy the virtual tour of St. Anthony's church in Biala Podlaska. It was made in October 2010.
Greener, summer version is to be done shortly! :)
It is monastery church that was found in 1670 by Michal Kazimierz Radziwill.
Decision of creation of the church come after wars (with Sweds and Russians) to rehabilitate culture and life in Biala. It was a time of crisis, town was destroyed.
Temple was projected by Augustyn Locci, fascade by another author.
Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary was created in 1747 by Radziwill fundation. Temple was built in late baroque style as basilica. It looks monumental, has 2 towers.
Creation of the church resulted a 20-year long dispute of Radziwill family with Basilian order about archibishop Jozafat Kuncewicz relics. Finally it was decided that relics will stay in Biala Podlaska, but temple created by Radziwills will belong to Basilians.
Pizzeria kind of cafe, but offers also another kinds of dishes like chicken with freets, .. local polish food - Pierogi, Polish fastfood - zapiekanka, sandwiches - kanapki.
Food is tasty, good quiet place to seat and have eating.
In the same building hotel Osjann.
There are lots of small shops on Brzeska street. They are shops of clothes, lingerie, cosmetics, textile etc. Some shops are of some cloth brands, some sell clothes of different producers. For example you can buy good Polish lingerie Atlantic.
Usually not expensive.
Rywal is a good shoping centre. Many shops located on 2 floors (and 1 underground).
There is food store - "Stokrotka", shops with clothes - also popular brands like Reserved, Diverse, ... shoes, lingerie, jewellery, sporting goods, toys, cosmetics....