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Address: | Skalka, Krakow, Poland
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A little known gem

I am astounded that more people have not found this church. Admittedly it is not in a part of town with many other tourist attractions, but it is a pleasant 10-15 minute walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2014
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

I honestly don't remember if, when we found ourselves at the Skalka Shrine, if the main church was open. If it was, I have completely forgotten that interior. I do remember visiting the crypt and finding it very beautiful, very peaceful, with its celebration of Polish celebrities and artists adding an element of humor/sweetness to it for me. The story... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I am astounded that more people have not found this church. Admittedly it is not in a part of town with many other tourist attractions, but it is a pleasant 10-15 minute walk down the river from Wawel Hill. In a city with many churches, and some very nice ones, this is as good as there is. There is lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2009

I have discovered this jewel only because I stayed in a holiday apartment (also called Skalka) nearby and was intrigued by the church and its gardens, which I could see from my window. The church is located picturesquely on the banks of the Vistula River. In the church, Bishop of Krakow saint Stanislaus was murdered by order of one of... More 

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