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Address: ul. Bpa Edmunda Nowickiego 5, Gdansk, Poland
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A long climb to the top but worth the effort for the view over the city. The numbered steps help to keep you focused on the climb.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

A long climb to the top but worth the effort for the view over the city. The numbered steps help to keep you focused on the climb.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Gdańsk Oliwa Archcathedral is a 16th century, Roman Catholic cathedral in Gdańsk and home to the great Oliwa organ. The organ was designed and constructed between 1763 and 1788 by Johann Wulff, a Cistercian Monk. It contains 83 registers (5,100 pipes), 3 manual keyboards, one foot keyboard (pedal), mechanical tracker action, and 14 wedge-shaped bellows. It is decorated with Rococo... More 

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Gdansk, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is an amazing cathedral worth visiting not only for its sculptures, paintings but mostly for another treasure: the impressive musical organ which yields an exceptional sound. If you have a chance to come in the summer time (approximately from May to September), you should try to book a ticket for one of the organ concert organised inside the cathedral... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

A large cathedral with an enormous organ with about 7.000 pipes. They do several concerts every day, try to come and enjoy one, they last for about 20 minutes. A lot to look at in the cathedral itself.

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Malmo, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Impressive musical organ in the Cathedral. Stands in the grounds of Oliwa park. Easy to get to Oliwa by tram from just outside the old town or by train only 10 minutes.

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Gdansk, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Magnificent church in excellent organs. Church dedicated to The Holy Trinity, Blessed Virgin Mary and St Bernard. Founded in XII century. Burial place of the Pomeranian dukes and bishops of Gdansk. In the summer times - fantastic organs concerts.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We loved the wonderful organist who played for us. Highly recommended, especially as it was just a 20 minute tram ride from Gdansk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you're a big fan of church organs you simply can't miss this one installed in Oliwa Cathedral. A breathtaking insturment is decorated with moveable holy figures and angels holding trumpets. We happened to be there during a wedding ceremony, and I must say it's definitely an unforgettable experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I visited Oliwa cathedral and couldn't believe how beautiful and peaceful is. Surrounding areas / gardens are perfect for relax or quiet walk and everywhere you feel that magic. Definitely place where to have wedding :)

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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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