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Address: ul. Bpa Edmunda Nowickiego 5, Gdansk, Poland
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Archcathedral of Gdansk

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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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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Brisbane
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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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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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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plymouth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

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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Island of Malta, Malta
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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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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, Massachusetts
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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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