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Oliwa Cathedral

ul. Bpa Edmunda Nowickiego 5, Gdansk, Poland
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Ranked #7 of 52 Attractions in Gdansk
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Phoenix, Arizona
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98 reviews 98 reviews
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

A lovely cathedral with a magnificent organ. Make sure to be there for the 20 minute concerts. It would be a shame to miss hearing this most special and spectacular instrument.

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plymouth
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

As we arrived the concert was about to start so we sat and listened to 30 minutes of most fabulous music; Grieg, Haydn, Bach and Shubert...it did sent shivers down my spine and the beauty of it almost made me cry. The nun who performed the concert was a truly amazing organist. The entry to the Cathedral s a donation... More

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Valletta, Malta
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Olivia Cathedral is a amazing place of worship, well looked after,a history dating back to the 13th century. It is very interesting because beside there is so much to see in the Cathedral, it has an organ, that we were able to hear, as they play it three times a day.

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Maasmechelen, Belgium
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We went on a Sunday afternoon, the Cathedral is breathtaking, so well kept, and we managed to listen to an organ recital that started at 15.00, and lasted for 20 mins, you just sitting in this cathedral hearing this extraordinary organ.

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weston, ma
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4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Our driver taking us to Gdansk syopped at the cathedral while there was an organ concert going on. The church is magnificent but the concert was better. The acoustics were remarkable and we were spellbound for 45 minutes. Not far from Gdansk center by cab.

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Oliwa Cathedral is famous from Music festiwals oganized there. Especially Organ music is rare occasion to be heard there.

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London, United Kingdom
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Oliwa Cathedral situated on the outskirts of Gdańsk is an amazing place for many reasons. First of all, it's Great Organs, designed & constructed in 18th century create truly unforgettable scale of tones with all it's pipes and additional instruments. Visitors can regularly attend 20 min. long concerts performed by the local priests or choirs. Secondly, it's very long &... More

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We were fortunate to visit the Oliwa Cathedral and listen to the wonderful organ music. Our tour director was able to include this on our trip and it was outstanding. If you are in Gdansk, plan on this experience. You will not be disappointed

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The organ music played on the Sunday afternoon that I visited the cathedral was fantastic, and is definitely worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We visited this place and was lucky enough to be able to hear the Organ being played amazing I was blown away. This is a must see place when in Gdansk easy to get to by tram or bus we took the tram only 75p single trip. The Cathedral was one of the best I have visited all over Europe... More

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