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Saint Mary's basilica

The facade of highbrick church with two asymmetric bell towers.
Saint Mary's Basilica has two bell towers, one higher than the other. The legend tells that two brothers were to build the towers; when the first ended his, he decided to kill his brother in order to make sure that his tower would be the highest, but soon afterwards committed suicide in remorse.

Place: Cracow, Poland
Date: April 2005
Author: Saverio Francesco Massari
License: by-nc-nd

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